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Xiomara Diaz

2020 Fellow

Co-Founder, Co-founder, The Garden Café and UPNicaragua

Xiomara Díaz is the co-founder of The Garden Café and Thousand Cranes, both businesses are based in Granada, Nicaragua, generate 30 full-time direct employments & work to promote positive community impact as well as tourism industry sustainability.

Xiomara is also founder of Unleash Potential Nicaragua, a non-profit program that provides services to empower low-income Nicaraguan girls through education and mentorship. She has served on the US Embassy Youth Council and on the board of directors of Granada’s tourism chamber. She currently serves on the youth board of the High Commission Business Chamber in Nicaragua.


Xiomara is a Global Ambassadors Program alumna and a VV GROW Fellow.