Maria Paula Cardona

Global Director of Marketing and Communications

Maria Paula Cardona serves as Pro Mujer’s Global Director of Marketing and Communications, bringing extensive experience in the Communications industry and over 14 years in Marketing and Advertising focused on youth and children’s market.

Maria Paula has led the development and implementation of award-winning global human rights campaigns, ranging from Human Trafficking and Child Labor to Public Health and Women’s Rights. She has served international nonprofits in achieving impactful campaigns across the Latin America region, reaching millions of vulnerable youth. She won an award for The Pan American Development Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Organization of American States (OAS), while overseeing not only the Marketing department for Public-Private-Partnerships but also leading their Miami-based office as Interim Director. On the corporate side, Maria Paula worked for more than 5 years as the Marketing Manager for MTV Latin America, focusing on large corporate and consumer oriented events, as well as driving ratings and consumer and corporate engagement.

Maria Paula is based in South Florida.