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Carmen Irene Alas is currently CEO and founder of CIA Consulting Group, a firm that specializes in providing clients from across various industries in Central America with innovative research, and with the development of communications, social media and corporate affairs strategies.
She also works in the area of big data analysis as partner for Central America of Predictvia, a company that specializes in market research, public opinion surveys, and political polling through artificial intelligence and predictive analytics.
In 1998 Carmen Irene co-founded Estrategia & Negocios Magazine. By holding the Executive Director position until 2013, she was responsible for directing and coordinating the group’s editorial content, the business intelligence unit, and the development and promotion of vital and complementary online content.
Carmen Irene held the position of Executive Director for the Central American Leadership Initiative from 2010 to 2012. She also served as President and Co-Founder of the Vital Voices chapter for El Salvador, from 2008 to 2012.
Her educational titles and experiences include two bachelor degrees, one in Business Administration and one in Economics from Dr. José Matías Delgado University in El Salvador. This same institution recognized her with the “Distinguished Professional” award in 2008 for her professional contribution on both local and regional level.
Carmen Irene is a mother of three, María José, Juan Diego and Javier. She is a black belt in Kenpo Karate. She is also a Fellow of the second class of the Central American Leadership Initiative (CALI), a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.