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Ximena Murillo, MIB

Ximena Murillo, MIB

Ximena Murillo is a social entrepreneur and international business professional. She is currently the President and CEO of United4Change Center for International Development & Global Citizenship (U4C), a global development organization that promotes social justice and sustainable peace in fragile communities around the world. Ximena holds a Bachelor’s Degree in business from the Catholic University of Bolivia and a Master’s Degree in International Business from the University of St. Thomas, Houston. She graduated from the Social Entrepreneurship Executive program at Stanford Graduate School of Business and has received many recognitions for her leadership roles and professional accomplishments.

Ximena’s work experience includes positions in the private, non-profit and public sectors as well as international organizations such as USAID, United Nations Association, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative at the Houston Community College, a corporate engagement investment funded by the Goldman Sachs Foundation. In the past ten years, she has designed, launched, and led the successful implementation of complex international programs, awareness campaigns, and secured funding for start-up businesses and non-profit organizations in the US and Latin America. 

Ximena Murillo is a Rotary Peace Fellow (Class 24 – the University of Chulalongkorn in Bangkok, Thailand). She is a Paul Harris Fellow, an award to honor individuals who meet the high professional and personal standards exemplified by Paul Harris, the founder of Rotary International. Ximena and U4C have been recognized by President Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU).  She is a member of the Honor Roll of outstanding alumni. Other recognitions include the Houston International Trade Development Council as the Outstanding Nonprofit.  She was the international correspondent of International Focus Magazine in Houston and served actively in different leadership and professional local/ global organizations such as the Junior Chamber of Commerce in Houston and Interact, Rotary International in Bolivia.