EGADE and NL Equality and Inclusion Sign a Collaboration Agreement to Strengthen CSOs

A new edition of the Program for the Professionalization of Civil Society Organizations was launched during the inauguration of EGADE Action Week.


EGADE Business School - Tecnológico de Monterrey and the Ministry of Equality and Inclusion of the Nuevo León State Government signed a collaboration agreement to strengthen Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).

The agreement was signed on April 18 at EGADE Business School, Monterrey site, during the inauguration of EGADE Action Week 2023.

The document was signed by Horacio Arredondo, Dean of EGADE Business School, and Martha Herrera, Minister of Equality and Inclusion of the Nuevo León State Government.

With the framework of this agreement, the authorities celebrated the launch of a new edition of the Program for the Professionalization of Civil Society Organizations, which will take place from April 19 to August 2 in the EGADE Business School classrooms, with the support of the School’s professors. 

During 2023, this program will allow two groups of 40 people representing diverse CSOs in Nuevo León to train in management, innovation, finance, strategic planning, HR management, fundraising, donor relations, and marketing, among other subjects. 

The participating CSOs will carry out activities related to the well-being and development of the population and, thanks to this program, grow professionally and increase their positive impact on the communities they serve.

“As a leading business education institution, we aim to be an agent of change, and this collaboration with the Ministry of Equality and Inclusion consolidates our connection with civil society organizations in line with our purpose of rethinking the future of business to assure an impact on the sustainable development of Latin America,” Arredondo commented.

Herrera highlighted the joint efforts to strengthen the state’s social ecosystem regarding particular civil society organizations and promote their professionalization.

“Today, our task in this vast ecosystem is to strengthen ourselves, learn from others, and share what we learn this year. I am delighted to be able to renew this effort with new elements in this innovative training delivered by EGADE,” the Minister said. 

EGADE Action Week 2023, to be held from April 18 to 20 in Monterrey offers the community diverse activities that contribute to creating awareness of the positive impact of business to accomplish the UN 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Objectives.

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