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Written by Emma Langbridge

“I discovered that there are women fighters all around the world.”

Sandra Xiquín from Guatemala, who featured in our ‘Unlikely Entrepreneur?’ campaign, visited the Netherlands in March. She was invited to speak at a high profile event on women entrepreneurs, at which Queen Maxima of the Netherlands was also speaking. Here, she tells us about her visit.

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Sandra Xiquín, 30 Guatemala

Sandra, Unlikely Entrepreneur?

“Not one woman should be told she can’t. Because we can.”

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Claudia Veronica Espital Sanchez, 28 Guatemala

Meet Claudia

''They admire my dedication''

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Elida Chopox, 23 Guatemala

It’s important to have self-confidence

Elida's dreams

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Elida Chopox, 23 Guatemala

Tomatoes lead to personal independence

Elida's achievements

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