At the Berlin School, Marília is channeling her passion for education to leverage leading edge and pragmatically applied business approaches.
The mission of the Strategy and Learning Innovation unit is to generate a portfolio of breakthrough business growth opportunities by looking beyond the obvious; using a disciplined yet creative process to facilitate the interplay between external perspectives and the school’s internal capabilities/practices.
At our office in Berlin, Marilia leads a collective of dedicated international personnel in marketing, corporate communication, community relations and data management. Grounded in the ‘strategy as learning’ approach, her objective is to guide and advance the team towards collective and collaborative results.
She holds a Bachelor in Public Relations, a Post Grad in Business Strategy and is an Executive MBA alumna from Class 18. Parallel to her working experience within the creative industry for several years, Marília has always been involved with educational initiatives as faculty member, visiting professor, keynote speaker and instructional design consultant for business schools and corporations.
A native of Brazil, Marília is an enthusiastic and highly skilled creative entrepreneur. Whose non-traditional career path started after graduation. It was at this time that she set up her own business - an award winning boutique agency dedicated to develop communication awareness and strategic thinking.
As founder and managing partner, she led ‘Fina Ideia Communication and Education’ for 11 years. Her team has provided personalized projects in internal and corporate communication, change management, mergers & acquisitions, corporate culture and executive learning to an extensive range of customers, including the largest brands across all verticals, such as Avon, Braskem, CNN, Carrefour, Duke Energy, Dupont, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, Mercedes-Bens, Pfizer, Unilever, Volkswagen, among others.
Marília believes in a vision that combines the essence of communication and education to build human capacity through lifelong learning, self-leadership, collaboration, creativity and strategic planning thus fostering human and organizational development.