Luisa Fuentes

Luisa Fuentes

Founder and CEO, Rayito de Sol Spanish Immersion Early Learning Center

Description

Determined to build a career that connected her Peruvian heritage and education with her passion to make a difference in her adopted community in Minnesota, Luisa Fuentes founded Rayito de Sol, a Spanish immersion early learning center, to expand opportunities using Spanish language and Hispanic cultures. Started in Minneapolis in 2003, the center combines its cultural and language curriculum with foundational programs such as engineering platforms for kids and offers high-quality child care services. In the last three years, Fuentes has expanded Rayito de Sol to locations in Chicago and Naperville, Illinois, in addition to three Twin Cities centers. Rayito del Sol is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).