She began to play the violin but what Laura Sabatel liked the most was singing. Born in Granada, she began to study in a conservatory at the age of 15, and her training brought her to cities such as Paris, Salzburg and New York. She has performed some of the most important light lyric soprano roles in stages worldwide. Apart from singing, she also loves teaching, especially voice rehabilitation techniques.
María José Requena, a pioneer who opened the gates of Urology for women
María José Requena was the first woman to be head of Urology in a Spanish hospital. With 30 years of expertise, this surgeon opened the doors of Urology, which was male-dominated, for women. In addition, she performs kidney transplants at the Reina Sofía Hospital in Cordoba.
Juan Moral, a sculptor who creates spaces full of warmth and life
Sculptor Juan Moral was born in Torredelcampo, Jaén, and has exhibited his works in Italy, New York and Beijing. He is 76 years old but he is still active. This restless artist chose stone as the ideal material to accompany him in his journey towards abstraction. His father was naïf painter Manuel Moral and his works can be found in public spaces around Spain. He teaches creation workshops in his foundation in Jaén.
Giselle Sánchez, a kickboxing champion that put bullying against the ropes
Giselle Sánchez suffered bullying at school and she found the solution to her problems in kickboxing and competition. This young woman born in Granada has been Champion of Andalusia several times in different modalities of this discipline and, in 2017, she became K1 Champion of Spain. She trains every day in her gym, the ‘Dojo Armilla’, and her dream is to compete at an international level.