maria Carmela alvarez
PHILIPPINES Why her? Educated at the Boston business school Babson College, Maria was elected mayor of San Vicente, Palawan, at the age of 21. She has since put the town on the map as an ecotourism paradise while founding and running her own fashion brand, LCP. Education and youth development are causes close to this former World Economic Forum Global Shaper’s heart. likes Golf and books—first editions.