An inspiring speaker and a coach for senior executives, Carmen has worked with leaders from both private and public sectors, having served as an advisor to senior members of U.S. Presidential Administrations as well as federal government officials on matters of health, economic literacy and empowerment policy. She collaborated with Georgetown University Center for Intercultural Education and Development’s Applied Business Solutions program to develop training for senior executives in four countries to improve their ability to compete in a global marketplace.
As an entrepreneur, she founded Washington DC-based QMRI, a management & marketing consultancy responsible for creating and rolling out a number of national health campaigns for the US government and the private sector focusing on Hispanic communities. She has created social marketing and media influencing campaigns and is a contributing senior consultant to the Avivar Group.
A National Hispana Leadership Institute Fellow, Carmen earned a master-level certificate in total quality management from the University of Miami, a bachelor’s degree in management from Barry University, and a master’s degree in organizational psychology and change leadership from Columbia University. She is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Executive Leadership Development Program and the Dartmouth Amos Tuck School of Business Minority Development and Minority Advanced Executive Program.