Carmen Correa is Sr. Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Pro Mujer. Carmen previously served as Chief Regional Officer at Pro Mujer, acting as a key representative for the organization’s growing partnership network in the Latin America region, and overseeing the implementation of social impact programs to deliver health, financial inclusion and educational services.
Carmen holds over thirty years of experience in business operational management, strategic planning and program execution with a focus on sustainable development and the promotion of social impact entrepreneurship in Latin America. Prior to joining Pro Mujer, she led efforts at the National Agency for Research and Innovation (ANII) in Uruguay to develop a new instrument to finance a venture capital fund and business accelerator. Carmen also served as Program Director at Fundación Avina Uruguay, leading regional strategy for inclusive markets aimed at contributing concrete and relevant changes that lead to a more sustainable development in Latin America. Carmen’s previous experience also includes serving as Chief Operations Officer and later as Executive Director of Endeavor Uruguay, an international non-profit organization that supports high-impact entrepreneurs, and she previously occupied positions at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington DC and at the Organization of the American States (OAS) in Uruguay.
Carmen is member of the advisory board of Socialab Uruguay an organization that promotes the development of social entrepreneurs and she is board member of Sistema B Uruguay an organization that promotes and builds new economic models. Carmen is a mentor of Endeavor Uruguay and she co-leads the Southern Cone Task Force of the Global Steering Group on Impact Investment. Carmen also supports other local civil society organizations such as Educacion Responsable.
Carmen holds a B.S. in Management from National- Louis University in McLean, VA, and has a Business Administration Certificate from Georgetown University, among other management development courses from John Hopkins University and USDA in Washington, DC, and ESADE/ORT in Uruguay.