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Media Fellow Alumni: 2018-Global


Boma Media Fellow Karla Ruiz Cofiño

Title/Company: Digital Strategist & Social Media Specialist

Based In: Guatemala City

Geographic Focus: Worldwide

Areas of Expertise: Social Media




(All biographical info is from 2018. For latest bio, please visit Fellow’s website, LinkedIn, or other social media profiles).


Digital Strategist & Social Media Specialist, Tech & Social Entrepreneur, International Speaker, Social Activist & Woman Advocate. Dedicated to help leaders connect with the world and use their influence to improve it! -Founder of the Program DIGITAL AWARENESS -Co-Founder of the Digital Agency MILK n COOKIES -Social Media Consultant for the GLOBAL AMBASSADORS PROGRAM of Vital Voices & Bank of America -Founding Curator at GLOBAL SHAPERS GUATEMALA an initiative of the WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM -Founder of the Women Entrepreneurs Community – WED GT -Fellow of the Central America Leadership Initiative and member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Karla Ruiz Cofiño connects people through technology. The Guatemalan entrepreneur helps individuals and companies navigate, contribute and participate in an increasingly borderless / digital world. Karla co-founded MILKnCOOKIES, an award-winning digital agency she built in Guatemala City. For the last decade, she has immersed herself in online and mobile technologies. Karla has become an expert at leveraging digital technology to advance a company’s brand, revenue and bottom line, but she thinks that having a digital presence is about much more than just business. By sharing information, experiences and wisdom, people around the world are building ‘collective intelligence.’ She is on a mission to harness this global pool of knowledge to positively impact our world. Karla equips people with the digital skills and knowledge they need to become active contributors to online communities. In a country recovering from civil war, Karla is using technology to inspire change. Her latest endeavor is DIGITAL AWARENESS a program that aims to inspire people to harness Collective Intelligence to make informed, conscious and sustainable decisions to improve the state of our world! Karla sees a future of interconnected global citizens aware of the power they have and know how to use it. She envisions a community of change-makers connected through technology improving the world. For more information visit

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