(Born 1965 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia)
Sonia Falcone is a contemporary Bolivian – American artist. Born in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, she moved to the United States of America at a very early age, where she started to paint. As a girl, she wanted to become a dentist, but studied to become a nurse instead. Eventually, Sonia chose the path of the arts. Miss Bolivia International 1988, Sonia married Pierre Falcone and is the mother of three children: Perrine, Eugenie and Pierre Philippe. From 1992 to 2004, Falcone was CEO and founder of Essanté Corporation, a multinational healthcare company created specifically for people looking for a better health and greater opportunities in life. Sonia is a social activist in the area of health education, as well as in promoting the rights of children and women from broken homes that have suffered domestic violence. She was invited to volunteer for the Scottsdale Museum Center for the Arts in Arizona and as a member of the Board promoted the involvement of marginalised Latino communities with art related projects and promoted community projects for the advancement of the arts: refurbishing and maintenance of the City’s Opera, Theatre and Museum. As President and founder of United Latin Organization, she helped to improve the living standards of marginalised Latino communities by promoting and implementing health, education and domestic violence projects.