Magdaly Santillanez: The G(irls)20 Summit: A Girl, Mexico and the Presidency of the G20
My name is Magdaly Santillanez, I am a young, 18-year-old woman who is a senior in high school living in Mexico, which is the first in Latin America to chair the G20 in 2012 and to host the Leaders’ Summit in June. Amongst these prestigious events and my lifestyle, my perspectives of the world are very simple. That is why today I write about what we perfectly know: the humankind and our actions to take care of our home, the Earth, where more than seven billion of us live and out of those seven billion, 3.5 billion are girls and women.
Being selected as the delegate of Mexico in The G(irls) 20 Summit is a lifetime opportunity to represent the voice of millions of young women around the world. The G(irls)20 Summit will focus on the opportunity gained in terms of strategically engaging women