Marília has 15+ years of experience in the intersection of communication, education, business strategy and leadership. She holds a Bachelor in Public Relations, a Post Grad in Business Strategy and is an Executive MBA alumna from Class 18.
As a learning strategy consultant, instructional designer and facilitator, she has been working for a range of brands and educational institutions across the globe, curating, designing and delivering learning experiences —online, hybrid or in-person— to leaders, creatives, entrepreneurs and innovators. From ideation to implementation, including marketing and business development strategies, she consults leaders, corporations, and business schools on how to build and nurture strong and creative learning communities of life-long learners and high-performance teams (i.e. corporate university design, executive education workshops, seminars and experiential learning).
Marília has also served from 2017 to 2020 as the Director of Strategy and Learning Innovation at the Berlin School. During her mandate, she led a portfolio of breakthrough business growth opportunities in executive education and has decidedly contributed to sustain the curatorship of our global Executive MBA degree liaising with learners, academics, practitioners, partners, business school and international institutions, including the complete redesign of the program to a hybrid format in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
A native of Brazil, based in Berlin, 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.
Before moving to Germany, she founded and led an award-winning communication, M&A and crisis management consultancy. 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-Benz, Pfizer, Unilever and Volkswagen, among others.
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 is a writer at heart.