Since her early teen years, Analisa Leonor Balares has been working on empowering women and youth, and building a more sustainable, more inclusive, and more equitable world.

Today, Analisa is the CEO & Chief Innovation Officer of Womensphere which she founded in 2007, and Chair & CEO of the Womensphere Foundation. She leads the Womensphere Innovation Lab and New Champions Womensphere Incubator Network. Since 2008, she has been the curator and convenor of the Womensphere Summits, Womensphere Festival, and Womensphere Emerging Leaders Summits.

Analisa has been recognized as a UBS Global Visionary and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader where she is founder and global co-chair of the YGL impact initiative New Champions 5050 and the New Champions Womensphere Incubator Network. She serves as a Commissioner of the Women's Refugee Commission, Advisory Board Member of Music Beyond, and Member of the Women's Forum New York.

As the head of the Womensphere Innovation Lab, Analisa is also the creator and curator of the Womensphere Global Codefest, Global Artfest, Global Videofest, and the online Global Leadership Academy focused on empowering women and girls on using leadership, entrepreneurship, innovation, policy, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & design, mathematics) for the Sustainable Development Goals.

INTRODUCTION

BIOGRAPHY 

BIOGRAPHY 

ABOUT WOMENSPHERE

ABOUT WOMENSPHERE

WOMENSPHERE GALLERIES

WOMENSPHERE GALLERIES

Global Initiative: Womensphere Summits & Events

I curate & convene summits & events that empower our communities, develop leadership, create opportunities & inspire impact.
SUMMITS & FESTIVALS

SUMMITS & FESTIVALS

COMMUNITY EVENTS

COMMUNITY EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Global Initiative: New Champions Womensphere Incubator Network

I believe in democratizing leadership development & expanding access to mentors & networks. I aim for our work at Womensphere and New Champions 5050 to inspire and empower 1 million women & girls by 2020, and 1 billion women & girls by 2030.
NEW CHAMPIONS 5050

NEW CHAMPIONS 5050

GLOBAL MENTORING & LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

GLOBAL MENTORING & LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

Watch this UBS Global Visionary video to hear our CEO share the New Champions Womensphere Incubator Network, a Young Global Leaders impact initiative.

Global Initiative: Womensphere Innovation Lab

I believe in leveraging technology to empower women & girls to create the future & achieve Sustainable Development Goals.
WOMENSPHERE GLOBAL VIDEOFEST

WOMENSPHERE GLOBAL VIDEOFEST

WOMENSPHERE GLOBAL CODEFEST

WOMENSPHERE GLOBAL CODEFEST

WOMENSPHERE GLOBAL ARTFEST

WOMENSPHERE GLOBAL ARTFEST

Global Initiative: Womensphere Awards

I believe in celebrating inspiring role models, heroines, emerging leaders, male champions, and outstanding institutions.
WOMENSPHERE AWARDS

WOMENSPHERE AWARDS

WOMENSPHERE EMERGING LEADER AWARDS

WOMENSPHERE EMERGING LEADER AWARDS

PAST HONOREES

PAST HONOREES

IMPACT AREAS

I believe it is vital that we empower women & girls to lead & innovate across diverse fields & impact areas all over the world.
LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION IN BUSINESS, FINANCE & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION IN BUSINESS, FINANCE & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION IN BUILDING THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION IN BUILDING THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

LEADERSHIP IN STEAM (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS & DESIGN, MATHEMATICS)

LEADERSHIP IN STEAM (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS & DESIGN, MATHEMATICS)

LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION IN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP & LEADERSHIP OF SOCIETY

LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION IN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP & LEADERSHIP OF SOCIETY

LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION IN GLOBAL GOALS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION IN GLOBAL GOALS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION IN EDUCATION & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION IN EDUCATION & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

ABOUT ME & MY ORGANIZATION

MESSAGE & PHILOSOPHY

MESSAGE & PHILOSOPHY

GLOBAL ADVISORY BOARD 

GLOBAL ADVISORY BOARD 

MY CAUSES & WHERE I INVEST

MY CAUSES & WHERE I INVEST

WORDS FROM OUR CHAMPIONS

WORDS FROM OUR CHAMPIONS

VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERIES OF PROJECTS & EVENTS

VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERIES OF PROJECTS & EVENTS

OUR PARTNERS

OUR PARTNERS