Creamos Valor Social • Sustainability
Over 450 social and community leaders from Medellín, along with students, entrepreneurs, and volunteers from the Argos Group, connected with their life purpose through the "Creamos Valor Social" program.6 September 2023
- The event “A Life with Purpose and Gratitude” was led by Nicolás Mejía, an entrepreneur in the automotive sector, a member of various boards of directors, teacher, and speaker from Medellín. He shared with attendees easily applicable tools to connect with their life purpose and achieve success both personally and professionally.
- This gathering brought together social leaders, non-profit organizations, cultural and social collectives from Moravia, San Cristóbal, and Manrique in Medellín. Similarly, it also featured the participation of volunteers from Grupo Argos, participants of the Emprender Mujer program, suppliers, and over 150 high school seniors who have been involved for over a year in purpose-driven mentoring and training programs.
- Through such initiatives, the Creamos Valor Social program of Grupo Argos seeks to foster connections that subsequently translate into sustainable development actions among different stakeholders in the city, and to provide training opportunities to enhance social leadership skills.
As part of the ongoing initiatives of the Creamos Valor Social program by the Grupo Empresarial Argos in Medellín, and with the aim of fostering new spaces for growth, education, and development for leaders from various areas of the city, a free conference was held on Tuesday, August 8th. This conference saw the participation of over 450 individuals, including social and community leaders from Moravia, San Cristóbal, and Manrique, participants of the Emprender Mujer program, suppliers, volunteers from the Business Group, and over 150 high school seniors from Colegio Fe y Alegría in Moravia who are engaged in mentoring and purpose-driven training programs.
Led by Nicolás Mejía, an entrepreneur in the automotive sector, a member of multiple boards of directors, and a speaker in the city, the event took place at the Teatro Metropolitano. It provided attendees with the opportunity to connect with their life purpose and gain access to easily applicable tools for achieving success both on a personal and professional level.
“We are convinced of the city’s need to bring together capacities and willingness around a shared purpose and the importance of building bridges that allow us to connect territories and bring processes and initiatives closer, in order to exponentially multiply the positive impact.”
Director of Creamos Valor Social
With initiatives like these, the Creamos Valor Social program by Grupo Argos aims to create bridges of connection among the different stakeholders of the city and provide training opportunities to strengthen the leadership skills of social collectives.
About Creamos Valor Social
Creamos Valor Social is a program of Grupo Argos designed to contribute to job creation, strengthen the economic fabric, and drive social transformation in Medellín. To date, more than 132,000 people have directly benefited, and an additional 161,800 have benefited indirectly.
Among the initiatives it leads in the city are: (i) Emprender Mujer, a project aimed at reducing the economic inequality gap and providing employment solutions for women in Antioquia and Valle del Cauca; (ii) Hogares Saludables, an initiative to improve the quality of life in communities through the intervention and enhancement of housing infrastructure; and (iii) Puentes, which offers support for social innovation processes in the San Cristóbal, Moravia, and Manrique territories.
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