Bio – Miguel Ashley Hernández Urbaneja

Miguel Ashley Hernández Urbaneja

| 479 800 43 98 | Atlanta, GA

Summary: Journalist with experience in corporate communications, digital media, political marketing, and
entrepreneurship training. I have trained over 5000 entrepreneurs in Latin America and led over 100 successful
social media campaigns. Strong communication skills, organized, with a track record of success.
Core competencies
• Fostering Teamwork • Empowering others • Managing change • Oral communication • Building collaborative
relations • Strategic thinking • Entrepreneurial orientation
Language skills:
Spanish (Native) • English (Fluent)

Education
Georgia State University; Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.
Master of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Digital Media Strategies, GPA: 3.8
January 2021 to December 2022
Universidad Metropolitana, Estudios Jurídicos y Políticos; Caracas, Venezuela.
Master’s degree in Political Studies and Government (Course completed), GPA: 3.8
April 2016 to March 2017
Universidad Católica Santa Rosa, Escuela de Comunicación Social; Caracas, Venezuela.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Cum Laude, GPA: 3.8
January 2010 to April 2014
Universidad Católica Santa Rosa, Escuela de Teología – Sociedad Bíblica Católica Internacional; Caracas,
Venezuela.
Diploma in Biblical and Theological Studies, GPA: 3.9
2010

Professional Experience

The Global Connection Project | Executive Director
October 2023 – Current
The Global Connection Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in Atlanta, Georgia that empowers underserved
communities through professional education and technology.
– Strategic planning.
– Board relations.
– Program Development and Management.
– Community engagement and public relations.

Atlanta Ministry with International Students | Digital Media Coordinator
Internship May 2022 – August 2022
AMIS Atlanta is a nonprofit organization that promotes cultural and global understanding through friendship
and hospitality with international students and scholars in Atlanta.
– Developed social media strategies to improve AMIS's social media brand.
– Managed social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Google Business.
– Attended the Board Director and Program Committee meetings to offer recommendations about AMIS communication
strategies.
– Planned monthly events and activities for international students in Atlanta.
Spring International Language Center at the University of Arkansas | Academic Student Affairs Assistant
Internship July to August 2022
Spring International Language Center is a professional academic organization that provides English language
training and cross-cultural education.
– Worked with digital communications.
– Public relations with local and international media.
– Managed social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook.
– Supported and implemented social media strategies to promote special summer programs such as the Fulbright Iraq
Visiting Scholars program (IVSP), TEFL Training Program (Mexico), and Fulbright English for Graduate Students (EFGS).
Lima Emprende |Co-founder and Executive Director
July 2018 to December 2019
Lima Emprende is a nonprofit organization that empowers and connects entrepreneurs in Peru through training
workshops.s. Lima Emprende also empowers Venezuelan migrants to Peru to become economic contributors
through entrepreneurial ventures.
– Developed and executed strategies to attain the goals of the board and shareholders.
– Communicated and maintained trust relationships among shareholders, business partners, and authorities.
– Act as the spokesperson of the company in ways that strengthen its profile.
– Delegated responsibilities and supervised the work of executives, providing guidance and motivation to drive
maximum performance.
– Developed a YouTube channel "Lima Emprende" to support local entrepreneurs.
La Cuadra Universitaria |Co-founder and Director of Communications
June 2014 to July 2017
La Cuadra Universitaria provides different products and services related to education. Since 2015, it has offered
workshops to improve the professional skills of Venezuelan university students and entrepreneurs.
– Established and drove a multi-channel communications strategy.
– Prepared and managed all communications material.
– Developed a brand voice and maintained brand integrity across all platforms.
– Managed media relations and developed contacts with media personalities, influencers, and community leaders.

Scholarships

Fulbright Scholarship 2020 to 2022 – Department of State of the United States.
The Fulbright Program offers international educational and cultural exchange programs for passionate and
accomplished students, scholars, artists, teachers, and professionals of all backgrounds.

Languages

University of Arkansas, Spring International Language Center; Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States of America.
Intensive English Program
January 2020 to December 2020
University of Delaware, English Language Institute; Newark, Delaware, United States of America.
English as a Foreign Language
Scholarship from the United States American Embassy in Caracas in alliance with Venezuelan American Friendship
Association
May 2015
Centro Venezolano Americano; Caracas, Venezuela.
English as a Second Language
Scholarship from Venezuelan American Friendship Association during ProExcelencia Program.
June 2011 to June 2013

Volunteer Experience

General Director of Women´s Catalysis Project was a social program for Venezuelan women entrepreneurs in
Venezuela and Lima, Peru. WCP helped them to improve their businesses and entrepreneurial ideas. Organized by La
Cuadra Universitaria and Lima Emprende.
November 2020 to March 2021
General Coordinator of VenEmprende was a social program for Venezuelan entrepreneurs in Lima organized by
Lima Emprende, Sparkassenstiftung für internationale Kooperation, and the Venezuelan Legitimate Embassy in Peru.
September to October 2019
Coach of Peruvian Entrepreneurs in Lima for Global Entrepreneurs, a social project by AIESEC to support local
businesses with international experts.
July to September 2017
Radio announcer for Radio Maria Venezuela in different projects related to biblical and theological studies.
January 2007 to April 2011