Roberto A. Arrucha

Director & Founder of TheGlobal.School

Roberto is a mix of constant creativity, brutal honesty, contagious passion and results driven person, a result of 10 years of global entrepreneurship experience, 2 as professor and 2 as a mentor.

Self-described as a Human Activist and Impact Nomad, Roberto was born in Mexico 33 years ago. After 6 years in the Law & Economy School, he decided to become an entrepreneur and learn by doing.

Roberto resilient journey starts in 2010, escaping the war of drug cartels in Mexico, hitting mainly journalist and activist. During this time Roberto was the leading voice of hundreds of activist, which push him to constantly be under threat and eventually leave his home country.

Roberto’s pursue and passion for understanding social challenges, brought him to work with social initiatives in 8 countries across 4 continents: India, Vietnam, Thailand, Kenya, Rwanda, Mexico, Czechia and Austria. Therefore, he became a Social Entrepreneur.

Recognitions & Awards

His work has been recognized in important media such as “El Universal” and “El Ángel Inversionista” in Mexico and “The Times of India” in India.

In 2017, Roberto was recognized by the Regional Academy of the United Nations as one of the “most fascinating” social entrepreneurs. In addition, he was appointed by 1MillionStartups and UNIDO as the ambassador of Latin America in the signing of the First Global Declaration on Entrepreneurship in the world signed at the United Nations Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. 

Roberto has been nominated collectively by the government and NGOs as a candidate for the National Youth Award of Mexico. In 2018, he received the “1Millionstartups awards”, given by his work towards sustainable development and human values. 

Roberto has given lectures in universities, forums, organizations and educational centres around the world.

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