INCAE Dean Camelia Ilie-Cardoza, among the 100 Featured Women of Costa Rica

05 de April 2019

INCAE’s Dean of Executive Education and Chair of the Center for Collaborative and Women's Leadership Camelia Ilie-Cardoza was honored by the MJ by Summa magazine in a tribute to 100 outstanding women in Costa Rica.

MJ by Summa Magazine has engaged in raising awareness to the contribution of women, thus promoting respect, healthier interpersonal relations and inclusive societies. Summa Media Group is a large publisher in the region reaching 1,600,000 people per month in more than 10 countries for 24 years now. Its world-class allies include BAC Credomatic, AMCHAM, CID Gallup Latin America, Harvard Business Review, and The New York Times, among others.

"What motivates me the most is contributing to the education of many people since that is the basis to improve their lives and those of their families," said Ms. Ilie-Cardoza, talking about this prestigious recognition of female leadership.

Dr. Ilie-Cardoza was honored among top executives along with Ineke Geesink, Country Manager for Microsoft; Karen Nanne, General Manager of Copa Airlines for Costa Rica and Nicaragua; Mónica Bianchini, Country Manager for Starbucks Costa Rica, and Alina Nassar, Partner and Director of the Aeronautical Law Department of Nassar Abogados; among others. Recognition was also given to women leaders who have excelled in key areas for the country such as art and culture, communication, sports, entrepreneurship, influence, fashion, business, fashion and social outreach.

In addition to inspirational backgrounds and excellence in their fields, these women are role models of dedication, professionalism, and self-improvement. They have made a difference in their fields and have overcome obstacles to make their dreams come true. Also, they have contributed to enriching the Costa Rican society through their contribution and have dared to open new doors for future generations.