Sofía Mulánovich: First Peruvian surfer to win a World Surf League World Championship Tour event. She is also the first South American to ever win the World Title.
Hilaria Supa Huamán: Champion for Indigenous and Women’s Rights in Peru. Currently working to preserve Machu Picchu and other native sites, and to return their management to the indigenous people.
The Lady of Cao: A Moche ruler, thought to have governed the Northern territories in Peru. Before her remains were found, it was believed that only men held high rank in the Moche culture.
Saint Rose of Lima: The first person born in the Americas to be canonised as a saint. She remains the primary patroness of Peru and the indigenous natives of Latin America.
Astrid Gutsche: Latin America’s best pastry chef, known for her successful combination of European and indigenous South American ingredients and traditions.
Claudia Llosa: Peruvian film director, writer and producer, she is the winner of several international film awards at the Havana Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival, and member of Hollywood’s Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
A native of Long Island, New York, Hope joins our team after finishing up her two year Peace Corp's service working in community-based environmental resource management in northern Peru and Master's degree in Environmental Studies. Passionate about life and living it beyond limits, Hope loves to teach and practice Yoga, cook healthy home-made recipes and explore the world with her loved ones.