Carolina Martínez Prohías

President
Mentes Puertorriqueñas en Acción

Carolina Martínez Prohías has a B.A. in Political Science from the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. For the past three years, she worked for the public and nonprofit sectors in Puerto Rico, serving as legislative advisor at the Puerto Rico Senate and as Program Specialist for Colmena66, a nonprofit entity that assists entrepreneurs to launch their businesses. In 2018, Martínez-Prohías joined her family’s business, Prohías Inflight Catering, to take charge of marketing, sales and new ventures in and outside Puerto Rico. Since 2011, Carolina Martínez-Prohías has focused her voluntary work on Mentes Puertorriqueñas en Acción, a nonprofit organization in Puerto Rico focused on empowering a network of young change agents to generate effective and inclusive initiatives for Puerto Rico. She currently serves as the entity’s President of the Board of Directors. In the past, she has served in Mentes Puertorriqueñas en Acción as Program Coordinator, Logistics Coordinator, Treasurer, and Co-President.  Martínez-Prohías is also a blogger for the leading newspaper in Puerto Rico where she addresses social, economic, and political issues that affect the Puerto Rican youth.