Gabriela Torres

Ecuador Ambassador

Lawyer/Social Entrepreneur, Defender of Women’s Rights, Leader of initiatives in favor of gender equality

Gabriela Torres is not just an ordinary lawyer or social entrepreneur; she is a fierce advocate for women’s rights and a true catalyst for change. Her unwavering commitment to combating violence against women stems from her own personal experience as a survivor. Motivated by her own journey, Gabriela has dedicated her professional career to mitigating violence against women and empowering them economically.

Gabriela’s impact extends beyond her individual efforts. Recognizing the need for a collective approach, she became a member of the esteemed Latin American Center for Nonviolence. Within this organization, Gabriela took her commitment to the next level by spearheading her groundbreaking project, MUJERES INDEPENDIENTES Y AUTÉNTICAS MIA (Independent and Authentic Women). This initiative brings together a group of professional women who empower other women who have suffered from sexual violence. Through a strong foundation of resilience, Gabriela and her team redirect the energy of survivors towards the creation of innovative ventures that facilitate their inclusion in the financial system. By providing support, resources, and inspiration, Gabriela’s project ignites a spark of hope in the lives of those who have endured unimaginable pain.

Since her youth, Gabriela has been a steadfast social activist, driven by an unwavering belief in the transformative power of creating a better world. Her remarkable efforts have garnered international recognition, resulting in numerous prestigious awards for her unwavering defense of human rights. These accolades serve as a testament to her tireless dedication and unwavering resolve in championing the cause of gender equality.

Currently serving as a substitute Andean Parliamentarian, Gabriela continues to elevate her impact on a broader scale. With each step she takes, she strives to be an inspiration for abused women worldwide. Her ultimate aspiration is to become a beacon of hope, demonstrating that self-love and unwavering determination can help survivors overcome their past and achieve the goals their hearts desire.

Gabriela Torres is not just an ordinary lawyer or social entrepreneur; she is a fierce advocate, an inspiration, and a force to be reckoned with. Through her transformative work, she not only amplifies the voices of survivors but also reshapes the narrative surrounding violence against women. Gabriela’s relentless pursuit of justice and gender equality is rewriting the script for countless lives and paving the way for a brighter, more equitable future.