Carlos Vives, a member of the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Advisory Council, is a Grammy Award-winning Colombian singer and songwriter with a major presence in the contemporary Latin American music scene. Mr. Vives is also a philanthropist, social activist and environmental activist, and has undertaken such roles as Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF and supporting Ambassador for Plastic Oceans Foundation. Most notably, Mr. Vives is behind the Colombian non-profit organization known as Tras La Perla, which works with regional and global NGOs to support social and sustainability initiatives in rural Colombia.