Yovana Martinez – Executive Director

Yovana Martínez Milián

Audiovisual Producer, Writer and Cultural Promoter with more than 20 years of experience on television in Cuba and Miami. Bachelor of Audiovisual Media Communication Arts (BA) by the Faculty of Arts of the Audiovisual Media and Communication of Art Superior Institute (Havana, Cuba), and Theatre Direction (Tutor Specialty) National Theatre School (Havana, Cuba). Also, she completed many postgraduate studies asCommunity Cultural Promotion (Training Certificate) andCuban religious social phenomenon. Impact on Cuban Culture (Independent Specialization Post Grade Course) in University of Havana;Marketing Fundamentals (Training Certificate), Marketing Negotiation (Training Certificate),Television Script and Drama Improvement (Training Certificate) andSoap Opera Script and Drama Improvement (Training Certificate) in The Research and Documentation Centre of Cuban Radio and Television.

She lives in South Florida since 2000, where she foundedand presides Cuban Artists Around the World, INC. (CAAW INC), a company based in Florida (USA) from 2012, dedicated to develops aneditorial project, CAAW Ediciones, to publishes contemporary Hispanic women writers with participation of women artists. Also, she is the founder and creator of Funcionarte Corp, and currently works as President of the organization since 2016.Likewise, she collaborates with local organizations and projects non-profit, since 2012, like El IngenioTeatroandCasandra: International Festival of Theater Dedicated to Women, Musicall, INC, and Survivors’ Pathway Organization.