The prominent personalities of the fernet and the birra province are different and varied. That is why La Voz del Interior performs, as every year, the balance to recognize the outstanding figures of each discipline. In this note we tell you who are the candidates for the Cordovan prize of the year.
In this edition, the contest changed the name from “Cordobés del año ” to “Personalidad Cordobesa 2020”, in order to be more inclusive and avoid confusion. This is the distinction that represents the best of local citizenship, and recognizes those who made a difference. By voting, the work of Cordobese and Cordobese who stood out for helping others, improving their environment, showing that you can always go a little further and that, even in the most difficult times, there are behaviors that stand out as human beings. In this note we tell you who are the Cordobese of the year 2020:
1. Perla Suez: a top prize in literature
Perla Suez is an Argentine writer, narrator, essayist, novelist and translator. In 2015 she was the winner of the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Award for her novel El País del Diablo. The writer is the first Argentine woman to win the prestigious Romulo Gallegos Award .
2. Camila Sosa Villada: art beyond limits
Camila Sosa Villada is a transgender writer and actress of theatre, film and television. His book Las Malas won the Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz award and his works gave voice to collectives that for years have been discriminated against .
3. Alicia Medrano: teaching in adversity
Medrano was born in a small mining town, which no longer exists in the province of Jujuy. When she was orphaned at 9, in the care of her older sister, she escaped to a convent of Claretian nuns to spend the evenings . They became fond of her until, finally, for those things of destiny, she ended up living with the sister of one of the nuns in the city of Córdoba. With his career, he formed a community work team so that his school would not close its doors this year, in a very vulnerable area.
4. Silvia Villalba and Silvia Fernández Cordero: in the trench against the virus
They are two key personalities for virus treatments. These two women became the main heroines of the province. They are active participants in the first line of combat against Covid-19, in the guard of Rawson Hospital.
5. Silvia Quevedo: work to overcome poverty
Silvia Quevedo has been involved in neighborhood organizations since the age of 15. The leader of Barrios de Pie said today that “the fight against poverty must be a concern of the whole society as a whole.” She is one of the most important neighborhood leaders in the province and head of the Barrios de Pie organization, a reference in the fight against poverty and for the recognition of the unemployed as workers in the popular economy.
6. Victoria Brito: inclusion through sport
He is 18 years old and in a 2020 marked by the pandemic and social isolation did not rest. In parallel to the sixth year's (virtual) course at the Manuel Belgrano School of Commerce, rugby training put the heart to a new project. Kardiá is a project of social inclusion through sport that led her to be a candidate for Personalidad Cordobesa 2020 from La Voz. She is an almost professional rugby player and a promoter of social and gender inclusion through sport.
Argentina, nacida en Córdoba. Investigadora en el área de lingüística. En formación constante sobre las Letras y sobre la vida, gracias a la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Mis experiencias en viajes me llevaron a aprender cada vez más idiomas y querer conocer diversas culturas desde adentro. Pienso en la escritura como una herramienta para transformar el mundo y volverlo un espacio justo y equilibrado.