Paula Recart is Head of Social Impact where she manages McCourt Impact. She joined McCourt Impact from Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs, where she held several senior leadership roles over 12 years. In her last position there, she managed U.S. strategy and innovation for the international organization whose headquarters is in Washington, DC. After accepting a Director of Communications position in 2007, she subsequently progressed to marketing and operations roles at Ashoka. Prior to this, Paula was Editor-in-Chief of the bi-weekly publication PAULA magazine, for nearly a decade.
She has a bachelors degree in journalism and sociology at Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile.