For being one of Spain’s most international, prestigious and recognized businesswomen. She is president of Banco Santander, a member of the board of directors of The Coca-Cola Company and a member of the advisory board of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She is also the founder and president of the CyD Foundation, which supports […]

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For being a benchmark in the history of Spanish athletics and one of the most recognized Spanish athletes in Asia. At the age of only 21, she became Europe’s youngest world champion, and in 2014, she rose to number one in the world, a feat not accomplished by a European player since 2010. She is […]

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For being one of the most reputable Spanish scientists in the world, specifically in the field of microbiology. Recognized for his early contributions (1993) describing CRISPR repeated sequences in archaea and their role in the immune mechanisms of prokaryotic cells, he later crystallized his discoveries with development of CRISPR-Cas technology. He is a full professor […]

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For being one of the most renowned Spanish film directors and screenwriters in Spain and around the world, having been featured in the world’s most important international film festivals and won numerous awards. Her international success came in 2003 with the personal drama My Life Without Me (Mi vida sin mí). She has since worked […]

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For being one of the greatest promoters of public-private collaboration in support of the international expansion of Spanish companies and the country’s brand. He is currently president of Freixenet, one of the pioneering Spanish companies in international expansion with a presence in more than 130 countries, and of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce.

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For helping to spread a positive image of Spain around the world through soccer. With headquarters in Madrid and offices in various cities around the globe, such as New York, Dubai, Beijing, Shanghai, and Johannesburg, it also acts as a launch pad for the internationalization of Spanish companies and athletes.

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For having created a social benefits model that is unique in the world. ONCE’s commitment extends to blind people worldwide thanks to its active participation in international forums and especially its collaboration with associations for the blind in Latin America on training and employment programs. Since 1998, the latter has been managed through the ONCE […]

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For helping to boost Spain’s international image by providing accommodations to tourists and travelers from all over the world for 90 years. After the construction of the first parador, the Parador de Turismo de Gredos, a series of locations opened that, over time, have become a prestigious network of tourism establishments in Spain. Nearly a […]

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