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WHO WE ARE


We (Ana María and Macarena) met through the MBA program at the University of Oxford. Being both born in Latin America and having dedicated part of our life to social impact, we realized that we shared a powerful goal; to create opportunities for people in Latin America by embracing their talents and helping them to reach their full potential. We started Language Amigo as an MBA class project. 


Today, we are solving a social problem, lack of economic opportunities for youth in Latin America, through a market opportunity, Spanish language learning. We are offering language Learners the opportunity to practice Spanish and have real world conversations with real and friendly people, Amigos.


We believe that the main objective of learning a language is to be able to connect with people from another country, culture, and background, and of course to enjoy the journey!

Co-founders

ANA MARIA ÑUNGO

CO-FOUNDER AND

HEAD OF PRODUCT 

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Oxford MBA, product manager, project management professional (PMP), and electrical engineer.  Born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia and lived in the US and UK. 6 years in the energy industry: utilities and renewable energy. Ana María has managed cross-functional teams to effectively deliver multimillion products and projects. She also founded a nonprofit in energy access that delivered clean water to a community of +800 people in Colombia

MACARENA HERNANDEZ DE OBESO

CO-FOUNDER AND

OPERATIONS GURU

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Oxford MBA, Skoll Scholar, WEF Global Shaper, industrial engineer and social entrepreneur. Born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico. 5 yrs. as COO of Prospera, social enterprise in Guadalajara, México, where she participated in the training of +8,000 women and helped them become successful micro-entrepreneurs. In addition, she has taught social entrepreneurship to more than 300 youngsters in Mexico.

Advisors

QINYAO JIANG

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NIKHITA NADKARNI

#Finance

#Systems-thinking