Ms. Garcia-Duran is the Director of Ashoka for South Florida, an organization that invests in and supports leading social entrepreneurs. She is also the US Director of the ASN (Ashoka Support Network), a global community of successful leaders from a variety of fields who see entrepreneurship as the primary engine for economic and social development. Ms. Garcia-Duran has worked at Ashoka for seven years, building bridges and opportunities between the social sector and the business world. She launched Ashoka in Miami and now lives in Los Angeles focusing on strategic partnerships and growing the ASN community in the US. She has a degree in Audiovisual Communications at the Universidad Pontificia of Salamanca, Spain.