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Rego, Mariana

Changing how work works. Co-founder of LeadWise & Design Thinking Miami.

Miami, United States

English, Portuguese

Mariana Rego is a trained engineer, business strategist and educator focused on how humans connect, express, and work together. She's applied her problem-solving skills in diverse environments - from manufacturing and service design to crisis communication and startup business development.

As a facilitator and educator, she leads design thinking and creativity programs, including launching and facilitating Design for Miami, a 12-week design thinking course at Miami Dade College, and guest lecturing at University of Chicago's Booth School of Business to MBA students in the Urban Entrepreneurship course.

Her corporate experience includes strategy & communications roles at UBS, one of the world's largest banks in New York City & Zurich, Switzerland, as well as Johnson & Johnson and Norwegian Cruise Lines. She led the expansion of HR-placement startup LaunchCode to Miami, Florida, and is a founder of the design thinking community in South Florida.

Mariana holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (Cum Laude, General Honors) from the University of Miami. An avid traveler, she's been to 50 countries (so far).


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