Ana Claudia Fatia
She has won the Brazilian Championship four times, the South America Championship and Pan-American Championship once. She took third place in a World Cup in China. She also gained two bronze medals for the World Cup in Sanshou. (named for a typical mode of Wushu, known as Chinese boxing). She has a degree in Physical Education. She teaches wushu to people to demonstrate the true meaning of martial arts.
“I wanted to work on public issues which have both a private and public dimension. For instance, a polluted environment impacts on all of us personally"
Monika Schmutz Kirgöz
“Tel Aviv is a great place, the human relationships are informal and enriching as people have a high standard of education and an amazing intellectual curiosity.”
Matt despite being very busy with work always tries to set aside family time with his wife and 11 months son, who he describes as his best creation to date.
Vivek Pahwa is one of Asia’s Best Young Entrepreneurs at only 27.
Alejandro Ceballos Zuluaga
“Making a good start to the day. What else but drinking good coffee and reading a newspaper, at the Juan Valdez Café, in the centre of Medellin?”
“Accuracy and strictness are essential to managing the Mart.”
“At first it was very difficult. We didn’t speak the language, but I think my parents, after the Tiananmen protests, understood that China was not the place to bring up a child.”
“I love what I do, but I have been doing this for 15 years and it is important to explore and not get stale.”
“I was solving a problem of my own, hence the idea to create special bespoke shoes for every woman.”
“In a word? I would like to see youths expose themselves to the world.”
“Have a vision, acknowledge your dreams and pursue them taking active steps.”