Paula Recart is part of the Leadership Group at Ashoka, the most senior level in the organization. She is North America Partnerships Leader and has served as Ashoka US Director in the past. She joined Ashoka in 2007 after 15 years in the media industry in Chile, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the magazine with the largest circulation in the country. During her 9 years of tenure, she led the magazine to one of the top positions in readership and sales, and she oversaw six additional new magazines. Prior to that, she was part of the founding team of a broadcasting project –Rock&PopTV- that is still considered one of the most creative endeavors in Chilean media. At Ashoka, Paula has started new Global initiatives like Start Empathy, led some of the biggest partnerships, and added value in strategy, communications, management, fundraising and marketing.