Viridiana Álvarez-Chávez Mexican alpinist born in Aguascalientes, Mexico.

Mountaineer, public speaker, executive coach and social entrepreneur.
Viridiana is the first woman from America continent to have reached the four highest peaks in the world.

In 2018 she become the first Latin American woman to have climbed K2, the most dangerous 8,000m mountain, and holds a Guinness World Record. As an inspirational speaker, Viridiana has reached thousands with her message of leadership and valor to reach any goal. Viridiana also dedicates her time to charity as the president of Líderes de Altura, an NGO focused on inspiring young boys and girls through the experience of leadership.


⛏ 1st woman in America to climb the four highest mountains in the world
Everest, K2, Kanchenjunga and Lhotse.
⛏  1st Latin American Woman to climb K2 the second highest mountain in the world and one of the most dangerous.
⛏  Guinness World Record for the fastest ascent of the three highest mountains in the world. Record title “Fastest ascent of the top three highest mountains with supplementary oxygen – Female”.
⛏  Summit in seven out of fourteen of the highest mountains in the world in the Himalayan range in Nepal and the Karakoram range in Pakistan.
⛏  Summit in four out of the seven highest peaks in each continent – Europe, Africa, Asia and South America.


Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, África (más alta de África).   29 septiembre 2019.

Kanchenjunga, Himalayas, Nepal (primer Mexicana).   15 mayo 2019.

Elbrus, Cáucaso, Rusia (más alta de Europa).   18 agosto 2018.

K2, Karakoram, Pakistán (1er Latinoamericana)  21 julio 2018

Lhotse, Himalayas Nepal.   13 mayo 2018.

Everest, Himalayas, Nepal (Líder de expedición).   16 mayo 2017.

Manaslu, Himalayas Nepal.   5 octubre 2015.

Aconcagua, Argentina.   14 enero 2015.

Pico de Orizaba, México.   febrero 2014.

My new adventure


Makalu 8,485m

April - May 2022, Nepal.

Nanga Parbat 8,126m

June 2022, Pakistán.

Gasherbrum I 8,080m

July 2022, Pakistán.

Gasherbrum II 8,035m

July 2022, Pakistán.
Keynote Lecture

EVEREST: Decalogue of goals

Would you like to know the formula for success?

Through transformational leadership and experiences in mountaineering, Viridiana shares the skills and essential values, such as discipline, perseverance, breaking paradigms and the formula for the empowerment and fulfillment of each of the personal summits.

Every person who has a dream, a goal to fulfill. 

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Students
  • Companies
  • Corporate

60 minuts + Q&A


President and Co-founder of Lideres de Altura. A Non Profit Organization since 2014 focussed on promoting values, sports, and education for women and children.