Ruiz Cofiño, Karla
Digital Awareness | MILKnCOOKIES
Founder and Chief Evangelist Officer
Karla Ruiz Cofiño, Digital Strategist, Social Media Specialist & Tech Entrepreneur.
Founder of the program DIGITAL AWARENESS, Co-Founder & Technology Evangelist of the digital agency MILKnCOOKIES, Head of the digital interactive design program at UNIVERSIDAD FRANCISCO MARROQUÍN, Founding Curator at GLOBAL SHAPERS GUATEMALA an initiative of the WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM, Latam Regional Leader for WED, Women's Entrepreneurship Day and Fellow of the Central America Leadership Initiative of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
Karla has been chosen as 1 of the 5 women around the world to receive the Vital Voices GLOBAL LEADERSHIP AWARD 2015 ; Recognized as 1 OF THE 10 INNOVATORS IN LATIN AMERICA 2014 by the Inter-American Development Bank; Chosen as 1 of the 22 women around the world to participate in the GLOBAL WOMEN’S MENTORING PROGRAM 2014 organized by Fortune Most Powerful Women, U.S. State Department and Vital Voices. Chosen as 1 of the 60 specialist of the WORLD SUMMIT AWARD Jury in 2014, Recognized as VISIONARY OF THE YEAR 2014 by the leading Guatemalan brand Saúl E. Mendez; Awarded as OUTSTANDING PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR IN 2014 by Universidad del Itsmo in Guatemala; Her company MILKnCOOKIES was awarded as one of the Top 5 leaders in E-Entertainment in 2009 and was declared 1 of the 8 WSIS + 10 GLOBAL CHAMPIONS in 2011 by the World Summit Award, both are awards for building knowledge societies for peace and sustainable development.