Silvia Dumitrescu serves as Senior Vice President, Communications & Marketing, for the International Food Information Council working with internal experts to raise awareness and understanding of food science. Formerly, Silvia was Global Strategist for the Center for Creative Economy, structuring and negotiating key partnerships with international organizations, corporate clients, and government agencies to promote the importance of science, technology, and innovation as economic development engines. She has expertise in stakeholder management, team building, marketing, and strategic communications.
Previously, Silvia was part of the executive team at DCBIA, the leading commercial real estate advocacy group in the Washington DC area, where she implemented strategic initiatives that increased corporate membership, and initiated organizational changes to stay competitive through diverse economic cycles. She also participated in the design and implementation of a highly successful business attraction and retention initiative for the District of Columbia government.
Silvia holds an MBA in International Business from American University, and an executive leadership certification from Columbia Business School. She serves on the board of advisors for Washington Network Group and the Work Design Magazine. Silvia is the founder and chair of the Women Leadership Forum at the Washington Network Group, a membership-based program that supports women in their pursuit of high-level executive and board positions.