Monica Merino Garrido

Monica Merino Garrido, co-founds non-profit, One Refugee Child, is featured in Greenwich Sentinel News Interview and within a month, her non-profit is invited to Facebook headquarters as a result of a Facebook post. Read about this fantastic Trailblazing woman and how she teamed up with other female Trailblazers below!

Watch a live interview featuring Monica and learn more about how she became involved with One Refugee Child ( Click here

Learn more about One Refugee Child and how Monica and an team of amazing women utilized the power of networking via Facebook to help those in need. Amazing story! Click here

About Monica

Monica is a seasoned marketing professional with over twelve years of experience in the consumer goods industry. Monica launched her marketing career at L’Oréal in New York City and subsequently led various national and global growth projects at Victoria’s Secret, Neutrogena, Givaudan and Avon. Monica has since started her own boutique-marketing consultancy, Footprint IQ, and also serves as a partner with Global Frontier Partners. Monica is cofounder and Marketing Director at One Refugee Child. Monica is fluent in Spanish, has an undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College and an MBA from The Chicago Booth School of Business. Monica also studied at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain and Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico in Mexico City. Monica serves on the Chicago Booth Kilts Center for Marketing committee as an advisor and continues to serve as a mentor to alumni from both her undergraduate and graduate schools. Monica lives in Greenwich, CT, is a wife and mother of three boys, enjoys international adventure travel and is a competitive triathlete. Monica can be reached at

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