2Gether-International - CEO
As an expert on youth, social media, and social entrepreneurship, Diego has collaborated with the US Department of State, the Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations and leading technology companies like Blackboard to better engage youth on disability. Diego has been internationally recognized for his work, most noticeably by the Waldzell Institute in Vienna as an Architect of the Future and by the British Council as a Global Change Maker. In 2014, he was also a Youth in International Development and Affairs Fellow for the U.S. International Council on Disabilities. This year Diego was listed as one of the 30 under 30 leaders in social entrepreneurship by Forbes magazine, and invited to the first United Nations World Humanitarian Summit, held in Istanbul.
Born with cerebral palsy in New Orleans but raised in Monterrey, Mexico, Diego also represented Nuevo Leon in the Mexican National Paralympics from 2004-2009.