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Biography of Mauro E. Mujica
Chairman of the Board/CEO

Mauro E. Mujica has been Chairman of the Board and CEO of the U.S.ENGLISH Foundation since January of 1993. Mr. Mujica, who himself immigrated to the United States from his native Chile in 1965, has a firsthand understanding of the obstacles facing non-English speakers upon their arrival in this country. His insight into the linguistic isolation of non-English speakers, and his determination to help tear down these barriers, made him a perfect successor to the late Senator Hayakawa.

Since his election as Chairman of the U.S.ENGLISH Foundation, Mr. Mujica has overseen a renewed drive to pass official English legislation at the state and federal level. His testimony before Congress was instrumental in the House of Representatives passing Official English legislation during the 104th Congress. Mr. Mujica’s leadership has also increased U.S.ENGLISH membership from 165,000 in 1993 to over 1.5 million members today.

Mr. Mujica became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1970. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Architecture from Columbia University and was made an Honorary Member of Emmanuel College at Cambridge University, England.
Mr. Mujica is fluent in Spanish, English and French, and has a working knowledge of Italian and German.

Mr. Mujica was a member of the Advisory Board of the US-UK Fulbright Commission from 1995-2000 and the former Chairman of the US Fulbright Advisory Board of the US-UK Fulbright Commission from 1997-2000. Mr. Mujica is an international architect whose career spans 28 years.

Mr. Mujica is also an accomplished businessman. He is a partner and investor in several international firms in Europe and the United States, with company interests ranging from architecture to real estate and investment banking.

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