Miguel Angel Corzo
is the Founder and President of the Global Alliance for Conservation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the world's cultural heritage. He is also a recognized and admired international consultant in the arts, culture, innovation and creativity, and sustainable development.
Early life and education
Miguel Angel Corzo was born and raised in Mexico City
. His father, Miguel Angel Corzo Blanco, was an attorney who in the forties and fifties helped develop the city of Cuernavaca, Mexico. His mother, Josefina Melgar Pacchiano, was born in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico and leads an active family life in Los ANgeles, California. Corzo grew up in a traditional Mexican household, being the only child resulting from this union.
Miguel Angel Corzo as a child attended a small private French school whose principal was by Madame Tron. As a teenager, he attended the Lycee Francais of Mexico City. He then completed an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from the UCLA University of California, Los Angeles
in 1967. Corzo did his doctoral work at the Technische Universität in Munich, attended Harvard University
as a post doctoral Fulbright Scholar, and holds honorary doctorates from both the University of Lecce in Italy and The University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
Mr. Corzo is the President and CEO of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in Los Angeles, CA. LA Plaza, scheduled to open in 2011, will present and celebrate the... Read More