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Javier Alarcón Benet
Executive Director, Christel House Mexico

Javier Alarcón Benet is the Executive Director of Christel House Mexico. Javier has a degree in Law from the Universidad Anáhuac México Norte, and a Masters degree in Corporate Law from the Universidad Anáhuac México Norte. He has completed several diplomas and courses in social training, social impact investment, human development, values, bioethics, and globalization in Mexico and abroad.

He is currently a member of the Steering Group, the organizations committee of the American Society of Mexico, where he has an active participation.

Previously, he was General Director of Lazos, I.A.P., an association geared to improve the quality of public elementary schools in 28 states of Mexico. At Lazos he ran the Public Policy projects in partnership with Mexicanos Primero, SEP and many states of Mexico, such as PEC-FIDE to promote a school-based management model and the academic quality on public schools. He also worked on the project called “Uniendo Fuerzas” in alliance with Teletón Foundation geared to prepare schools and other key actors with inclusive education for disabled kids.

He worked several years in Mexico Unido Foundation and Teletón Mexico Foundation, as coordinator of Participation, Human Resources Director, Corporate Legal Director, Teletón Children Rehabilitation Center (CRIT) General Director in Oaxaca and Individual Donors Program of Teletón Foundation where he participated doing fundraising activities in Mexico and USA.

He was partner in the legal firm Diez de Bonilla, Kuri y Asociados in México City working as labor lawyer. He was member of the Board of Directors of Junta de Asistencia Privada del Estado de México (Private Assistance Board of the State of Mexico).