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Hemispheric cooperation for competitive, secure, sustainable and inclusive ports in the Americas.

CIP Secretariat

Paola Beltran Madrid, Project Coordinator

Paola Beltran Madrid is a Consultant and Project Coordinator of the S/CIP, where she manages projects and offers assistance to the Port Authorities of the OAS Member States. She is in charge of S/CIP’s communication platforms, and assists in the organization of hemispheric conferences with focus on Competitiveness and Logistics, Security and Sustainable Port Management.

Paola began working at the OAS in 2018 as an intern for the Competitiveness, Innovation and Technology Section at the Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI) and in 2019 joined the S/CIP as a consultant. Previously, she gained experience in communications and political sales coordination at NCC Media. She also interned at Women Political Leaders in Brussels, Belgium (2017) and at the Inter-American Foundation (2016), where she gained experience on leadership and political participation of women and in international development, focusing on migration and remittances, respectively.

Paola holds a B.A. in International Studies with a minor in Economics from The American University in Washington, DC with a specialization in foreign policy and national security and a regional focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. She is fluent in English and Spanish, with a working proficiency in French.