Guadalupe Sabio chosen among the Top 100 Women Leaders in Spain in 2017
The initiative is aimed at boosting the presence of women in all areas
The researcher at the Carlos III National Center for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC), Guadalupe Sabio, has been one of the 100 women chosen among the Top 100 Women Leaders in Spain in 2017, an initiative aimed at boosting the presence of women in all areas. With this recognition, Dr. Sabio becomes part of the very select group “Top of Honor”, among which are also Her Majesty Letizia Ortiz, Almudena Grandes, Amaya Arzuaga, Amaya Valdemoro, Carmen Alborch, Carmen Iglesias, Irene Milleiro, Julia Otero, Margarita Álvarez, María José Alonso or Marta Martínez Alonso, among other important figures.
Dr. Sabio leads a research group at the CNIC whose main line of research is the role of stress-activated kinases in the development of diseases related to obesity like cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and liver cancer. Dr. Sabio has a Degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Extremadura with First Class Honours, and in 2005 she also obtained the European PhD of the Medical Research Council. She was accepted into the group of Dr. Roger Davis, at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute of the University of Massachusetts for her research on the kinases proteins of stress. She has been recognized by the L’Oreal-Unesco Foundation for her study on obesity and its relation to liver cancer and diabetes, and has received the Prince of Girona Award in Science and Academy. She was also awarded the Star of the Community of Madrid Prize for her work in favor of women’s rights.
With this recognition, Dr. Sabio becomes part of the very select group “Top of Honor”
The ranking, which has completed its sixth edition, is divided into ten categories: Academics and Researchers; Top Executives; Culture, Leisure and Sports; Directors; Businesswomen; Public, Institutional and Political Service; Media; Female Thinkers and Experts; Revelation and Businesswomen; and third sector. Among the chosen, 26 are new, while 15 complete their third election to become honorary: a “team” which already adds up to 90 powerful faces from multiple sectors. All of them will join a working group with access to various activities which act as a Think Tank and lobby space and feminine network