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2022-09-16 | NDAQ:TIGO | Press Launch

2022-09-16 | NDAQ:TIGO | Press Launch

Millicom (Tigo) and Glasswing Worldwide launch joint mentorship program to assist college students and younger professionals in Latin America

Glasswing honors Millicom (Tigo) and presents CEO Mauricio Ramos

with recognition at New York Gala

LUXEMBOURG, September 16, 2022 – Millicom (Tigo) and Glasswing Worldwide introduced the launch of a joint mentorship program to assist college students and younger professionals in Latin America final evening at Glasswing’s Eighth Annual Profit Gala in New York Metropolis. Glasswing, a non-profit group that empowers people and communities, additionally honored Millicom (Tigo) for constructing digital highways that join individuals, enhance lives, and develop communities on the occasion, which celebrated Glasswing’s 15-year anniversary.

The mentorship program will initially deal with supporting the Central American Service Corps: ‘Jovenes Lideres de Impacto’ (Youth Affect Leaders), a service-learning initiative initially funded with unique assist from The Howard G. Buffett Basis and launched in partnership with Glasswing. Working carefully with the Partnership for Central America, its company members, and the Central American Management Initiative, this system will initially mobilize lots of of Tigo mentors for younger individuals; to attach, encourage, and make them alternatives for internships, coaching, and jobs. This system will construct hope and improve group pleasure, harnessing the ability of youth within the area to impact optimistic change of their communities.

“Tigo has proudly supported Glasswing over time and could be very excited to embark on this new chapter of cooperation. A mentor is crucial to skilled improvement, which is why this program speaks to Tigo’s mission of connecting individuals and enhancing lives. We’re proud to assist college students as they work to meet their goals and develop into change brokers in Latin America,” mentioned Mauricio Ramos, Millicom (Tigo) CEO, who accepted the popularity introduced to Tigo on Thursday evening.

“Tigo was Glasswing’s first company sponsor, and we’re extremely grateful for his or her assist. Over the previous 15 years, Tigo has participated in varied initiatives, mobilizing 1000’s of volunteers to assist packages whereas additionally offering essential help in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a company that seeks to create alternatives for youngsters and youth, we’re thrilled about this new mentorship program. Due to this collaboration, established beneath Mauricio’s management, in 2023, many younger men and women in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador may have entry to mentors that can assist them in constructing their confidence, to allow them to entry extra skilled alternatives and enhance their lives,” mentioned Celina de Sola, Glasswing co-founder, and president.

Since becoming a member of Millicom (Tigo), Ramos has pioneered many initiatives, most notably reworking the corporate into a hard and fast web and cellular enterprise with a powerful deal with Latin America. Beneath his management, Millicom (Tigo) solidified its function “to construct digital highways that join individuals, enhance lives, and develop communities,” and a powerful company tradition described by its motto “Sangre Tigo,” resulting in recognitions akin to one of many High 3 Greatest Multinational Workplaces in Latin America within the Nice Place to Work survey.

Enterprise leaders, vogue pioneers, social figures, and international dignitaries have been greeted at Guastavino’s by Glasswing co-founders Celina de Sola, Ken Baker, and Diego de Sola, together with co-chairs Carmen Busquets; Donna Karan; John Moore; Henry R. Muñoz, III; Jana Pasquel de Shapiro; and Host Committee members Alexandra Araujo, Ariadna Gutierrez, Xitlat Herrera, Eliabeth Madigan, Fernando Palomo, Maite Perroni, Calu Rivero, and Mauricio Samayoa. Company loved dinner, dancing, and a particular efficiency by award-winning violinist Mapy.

Glasswing’s Eighth Annual Profit Gala raised over 1.3 million for youngsters and youth in Latin America, the Caribbean, and New York Metropolis.


For additional data, please contact


Giuseppina Curreli, Director of Political Relations & Schooling Packages

Yocasta Valdez, Sr. Supervisor Digital Media & Communications

[email protected]


Michel Morin, VP Investor Relations

Sarah Inmon, Director Investor Relations

[email protected]

Glasswing Worldwide


Arlena Pordoy, Communications & Advertising and marketing Director

[email protected]

About Millicom

Millicom (NASDAQ U.S.: TIGO, Nasdaq Stockholm: TIGO_SDB) is a number one supplier of mounted and cellular telecommunications companies in Latin America. By means of our TIGO® and Tigo Enterprise® manufacturers, we offer a variety of digital companies and merchandise, together with TIGO Cash for cellular monetary companies, TIGO Sports activities for native leisure, TIGO ONEtv for pay TV, high-speed knowledge, voice, and business-to-business options akin to cloud and safety. As of June 30, 2022, Millicom employed roughly 20,000 individuals and offered cellular and fiber-cable companies by means of its digital highways to round 50 million clients, with a fiber-cable footprint of near 13 million properties handed. Based in 1990, Millicom Worldwide Mobile S.A. is headquartered in Luxembourg. For extra data, go to millicom.com. Join with Millicom on Twitter, Instagram, Fb, and LinkedIn.

About Glasswing Worldwide

Glasswing’s mission is to deal with the basis causes and penalties of violence and poverty by means of schooling and well being packages that empower youth and communities, and strengthen public techniques. By means of grassroots, evidence-based programming, and cross-sector alliances, Glasswing creates alternatives for youngsters and youth – native changemakers – to thrive. Since 2007, Glasswing has impacted over 1.5 million individuals’s lives, with greater than 398,000 contributors in our schooling initiatives, near 350,000 contributors in our well being initiatives, and near 140,000 volunteers mobilized. For extra data, go to: glasswing.org.

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