ALUMNI PROFILE

1st Student Profile

Mejía, María Paula Ciro

Nationality: Colombian
Date of Birth: January 13, 1987

EDUCATION

Seoul National University, Korea
Master's degree in Sport Management (Dream Together Master)

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design

WORK EXPERIENCE

Coordinator of the Coexistance and Peace Program, Coldeportes National Department of Sport Recreation and Leisure Time Enhancement, Colombia (March 2015 – Present)
Professional, Communications Management Area, Supérate National System of Academic and Sportive Competitions, Colombia (April 2012 – July 2013)
• Design, conceptualize and develop visual communication strategies
• Execute, design and support the Marketing plan of the program
Design Director, Dreamthings (Private Entrepreneurship), Colombia (January 2013 – January 2014)
• Communication Strategy, Concept design
• Partner Management and support Commercial Activities, Designer's network development
Special Projects Coordinator, Human Management Team, HMT, Colombia (December 2010 – March 2012)
• Designed a community intervention strategy for a project of social tissue reconstruction and economic support in Sucre and Sur de Bolívar
Public Contracting Processes and International Cooperation Assistant, CAE- NGO, Colombia (September 2010 – December 2010)
• Performing follow-up to public contracting processes and creating proposals for cultural, social,
• Sportive and environmental projects in Bogotá, Colombia.
Information Management Unit Assistant, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Colombia (June 2009 – December 2009)
• Image and visual aid design for numerous United Nations’ activities such as different courses, academic encounters and conferences. Tasks related with humanitarian information management

HONORS AND AWARDS

Dream Together Master Best Thesis Award, Seoul National University (November 2014)
Speaker and discussion panel member at the 2014 Dream Together Forum, Seoul, Korea (November 2014)

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Design Management Consulting
• Communication strategy design, Concept design, Partnership Management, Network development

PERSONAL

• Languages: Spanish (Mother tongue), English (Fluent), French (B2 proficiency)
• Interests: Social Development through Sport, Sport Cooperation, Governance, Ethics, Marketing