Dora Gonzalez joined the MITES team in May of 2019. As Communications Administrator, she creates content and strategies to increase brand awareness and stakeholder engagement, and leads social media and content marketing campaigns to help generate support for MITES programs. She believes that equal opportunities for all will lead to more sustainable communities across the globe.
Prior to joining MITES, she was Senior Associate at strategic communications firm Sharon Merrill Associates where she counseled public and private companies on investor relations and public relations issues including corporate messaging, media relations planning and execution, digital communications, social media campaign strategies, internal communications, and event planning. At the agency, Dora won an American Business Award for Best Twitter Feed and two Stevie Awards for Women in Business for the firm. Earlier, Dora spent seven years as a business journalist at Grupo Reforma, a top online and print media conglomerate in Mexico, covering education, technology, biotech and health care, and startup ecosystems. Dora holds a MA in Communication Management from Emerson College and a BA in Journalism and Media Studies from Monterrey Institute of Technology in Monterrey. She volunteers as Community Advisory Board Member for 88.9 WERS. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, working on art and crafts projects, and exploring the food and music scenes in Boston.