Bellagio Residents/

Emilienne De Leon

June 2022 Cohort

Bellagio Residency: June 2022

Project: “Lost (and Found) in Transition”


Emilienne de Leon is a leading feminist organizer and nonprofit leader. She came to Bellagio in June 2022 to participate in a group residency for feminist leaders, co-creating new models to apply feminist values to organizational change. De Leon has led a women’s fund in Mexico and then led Prospera, an international network of women’s funds. After leaving Prospera, she co-founded an NGO in Mexico that works on women’s economic empowerment through a feminist perspective and an economy of solidarity.

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