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Carmen Correa

CEO, Pro Mujer

Bio Current as of September 14, 2022

With a vast experience inside Pro Mujer since 2017, Carmen is the organization’s CEO. Correa previously served as Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, supervising the implementation of Pro Mujer’s social impact programs, which include expanding financial inclusion, providing health and well-being services, and offering skill-building opportunities to women across Latin America. Correa has more than thirty years of experience in operational management, strategic planning, and program execution focusing on sustainable development in Latin America.

Before joining Pro Mujer, she led efforts at the National Research and Innovation Agency (ANII) in Uruguay, worked as Director of Programs at Fundación Avina and was Director of Operations and Executive Director of Endeavor Uruguay. She also held different positions at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington DC and in the Organization of American States (OAS) in Uruguay. Carmen works in the Advisory Board of Socialab Uruguay, an organization that promotes the development of social entrepreneurs, and she is also a Board Member of Sistema B Uruguay, an organization that builds new economic models for the region. She is a mentor of Endeavor Uruguay and co-leads the Southern Cone Task Force of the Global Steering Group on Impact Investment, supporting other local civil society organizations such as Educación Responsable.

Correa holds a B.S. in Management from National- Louis University in McLean 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.