Silvia Vasquez-Lavado is an empathic, passionate and driven global explorer and social justice leader dedicated to the betterment of cultures through innovation and connection. In addition, Silvia is also a humanitarian and compassionate social entrepreneur driven to rouse vulnerable populations by providing alternative solutions & methods for empowerment, education and advancement.

As an accomplished mountaineer (First Peruvian woman to summit Mount Everest), In June 2018, she became the first openly gay woman to complete the Seven Summits, the tallest mountain on each continent from both the Messner and Bass lists.

Silvia is a sought out speaker inspiring audiences with her personal story of resilience and courage.