Pilar Portela was awarded as the 2020 Women of the Year Awards: Entrepreneurial Leader. She will share her resilience journey with us through all challenges she has overcome to become a successful entrepreneur.
She started her post-secondary education in her late 30s, proving that there is no limit to your dreams. After achieving her Master’s Degree in Project Management, She has worked as Director of Software in Silicon Valley for five years. Today she runs two own businesses with operations in seven different countries.
Her purpose in continuing to be an entrepreneur is to bring solutions for global problems using collaboration and technology to achieve it, as well as prove that businesses in rural areas can be as profitable as urban ones.