Secretary-General – Ms. Ampuero (she/her) is a trilingual social sector leader with over 15 years of experience in philanthropy and community mobilizing. Eldy is a change agent to shift power dynamics in relation to the Hispanic / Latin American community. Focusing on continuous improvement, advocates for marginalized voices and grassroots initiatives. Eldy is the President of the “Canadian Bolivian Chamber of Commerce” immediate past president of the “Canadian Hispanic Congress” organizations that have allowed her to advocate for racial equity and gender parity, ensuring an inclusive experience for our community.
Eldy was also the founder of the “Latin American Cultural Association” founding member of “Melodía de Bolivia” and selected member of the Latin American committee in charge of the LATAM pavilion and representation at the 2015 Pan American Games held in Toronto, Ontario. She also works collaboratively and is a board member for the “Pan American Food & Music Festival” and the “10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians”
Eldy was born in Bolivia, a small landlocked country in the heart of South America, now lives, works, and plays in Courtice, Ontario with her husband and two boys who are her source of energy and strength. Eldy loves to travel, which allows her children to discover what they can offer to the world through the continuous improvement of their community and their surroundings.