Sharlene Alonso has been the Communication, Marketing and Events Manager at AmChamSpain since October 2018. With a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies, with a specialization in communication and international economic development, from American University (Washington, DC), Sharlene has developed a professional career of more than 6 years in the corporate communication sector, working in the areas of communication and marketing, institutional relations, corporate reputation and business development.
Over the years, she has participated in strategic communication projects on both sides of the Atlantic, including a regulatory project before the United Nations, an electoral campaign for a Congressman in the U.S., as well as various audiovisual and marketing projects for NGOs, academic institutions and companies of the private sector.
At AmChamSpain, she led the creation and subsequent development of the Young Leaders Network young talent development program as well as the organization of the international meeting "#EuropeSummit19" which counted on the participation of prominent international leaders from the public and private sector. In addition to her regular communication and marketing tasks, she is an active member of the Chamber's Diversity and Inclusive Leadership committee and assists all of its communication and branding needs.
She is a member of DIRCOM, a leading professional association in Spain that brings together more than 1,000 executives and communication professionals, as well as Ellevate Network, a global community of women committed to fostering and promoting gender equality in the workplace.