Gabriela León Gutiérres


Gabriela is co-founder and general director of GRESMEX, S.A. DE C.V. Mexican, wife and mother of two children, Gabriela is an entrepreneur and innovator Industrial Biochemical Engineering by the UAM with many recognitions and important participations within the innovation ecosystem: • Leading the research, development and commercialization of a new nanotechnological antimicrobial ingredient in the Nbelyax® world, with patents granted and in process (PCT) in 140 countries. • Selected as Role-Model for Latin American women by the Inter-American Development Bank-MIF, December 2013. • Personally selected by Michael Dell to participate in the Global Accelerator of the United Nations Foundation, as one of the 100 companies that will change the World, 2014. • Nominated by the World Economic Forum for the 2015 Pioneering World Technology Prize. • Success case of the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property, IMPI, for being the first Mexican patent with worldwide reach. • Recognition from the Government of the United Kingdom, Embassy UK in Mexico, 2016. • Winner of the National Health Prize 2016 by COPARMEX, Company category, February 2017. • ADIAT 2018 Prize, First place. • Member of the Standardization Committee in the field of nanotechnology since 2010. • Selected as Endeavor company worldwide, July 2012. • Winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2012 Social Impact Category. • Member of the DWEN Network: Dell Women Entrepreneur since 2013. • Participant Ibero-American Forum of SMEs of the UN in Panama, June 2013. • Member of the High Level Dialogue for Regulatory Cooperation (DEAN) between Mexico and the United States since November 2013. • Panelist in Strategic Growth Forum organized by EY, November 2013. • Cataloged as a Strategic Priority National Enterprise by the Ministry of Economy, January 2014. • 3rd Place of the ADIAT National Award for Technological Innovation awarded by the Mexican Association of Innovation Managers, April 2014. • Special guest to private meeting with Dr. Christine Lagarde, Director of the International Monetary Fund, July 2014. • Member of the WEConnect Internarnational network, October 2014. • Participant in Forum "Las Americas" of the Clinton Foundation, Miami, November 2014. • Panelist in "From Science Fiction to Fact" by Dell Women Entrepreneur Nerwork, Berlin, June 2015. • Panelist on "Challenges for the Development of High Impact Entrepreneurship" HSBC / IMEF, Mexico City, November 2015 • Campaign #Ella makes history organized by Facebook Latin America, November 2016 • WeXchange panelist organized by Fomin - IDB, Argentina, November 2016 • Member of the STEM Movement since 2017 • Member of the STEM Mentor Network of the Ministry of Public Education since 2017 • UAM Foundation, 2018