Isabel Gutiérrez de Bosch, promoter of education, dies

Batres, A. Soy502, 2020

The renowned and award-winning Isabel Gutiérrez de Bosch, passed away this Sunday, September 6, sources close to the family reported. She was the president of the Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Foundation.

“We need health and education. So we dedicate ourselves to that”,said Doña Isabel Gutiérrez in an institutional video of the Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Foundation.

She was recently recognized by Forbes Central America magazine as one of the 100 most powerful women.

Doña Isabel was recognized for supporting outstanding young Guatemalans who lack the resources to improve their lives. The Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Foundation awards scholarships to these young people to make their dreams come true.

She was recognized with the Orden del Quetzal Government Award, and was the first woman to preside over a Rotary Club.


It seems as if an internal fire was dictating urgently: “One more person, Isabel, help one more person; time is running out and you can help one more person ... "