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Executive Director of Smartly - New York

Leadership 2030


Presidential Award of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) during the Day 27th June 2020.

Entrepreneurial Leadership Salerno, Italy: International Council for Small Business (ICSB).

Road Safety Communication. Buenos Aires: Association of Journalists of Transit and Transport of Argentina (APTTA) and the National Directorate of Roads (DNV).


International Conference Speaker

Pastran has given lectures in the United States, France, Egypt, Indonesia, Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, among other countries.

Urban Thinkers Campus: Vibrant and Inclusive City (UTC), UN Habitat, Mexico City
Urban Journalism Academy. UN Habitat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship. Palacio San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Social Entrepreneurship and Sustaining Peace. United Nations Department of Economic Affairs (UN DESA), ICSB, MSME DAY 2019. UN Headquarters, New York.
Humane Entrepreneurship – How focusing on People Can Drive a New Era of Wealth and Sustainable Job Creation. ICSB 64TH World Congress. Cairo, Egypt

Program Women in Public Policy - MPA Program, Cornell University Institute for Public Affairs. Ithaca, NY.

World Summit of Public Policies (CMPP). George Washington University, Washington DC.

Journalists Association of Santo Domingo, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Ministry of Economy of the Dominican Republic.

Participated with the UNITAR delegation at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador.

Ibero-American Youth Summit -Workshop on SDGs and their localization in the cabinet of Ministers of the Presidency. Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala.

Launch of the Network of Local Parliaments on the SDGs together with the Esquipulas Foundation, within the framework of the XXVI Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government. Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala.


Professional Career

Pastran is Mentor in The Global Hack in the track #empowerment about Fighting the Global Crisis COVID-19 organized by the UN SDG Action Campaign, as well as in the Hatch CoLab focused on Humanity’s Grand Challenges and the Sustainable Development Goals based in Geneva. She is also Mentor in the Program, Women in Public Policy of Cornell Institute for Public Affairs, Cornell University, New York.

Recently, Pastran was elected Co-Chair in the Partner Constituent Group (PCG) of the World Urban Campaign of the UN Habitat.

Guest Editor in the JICSB Journal Special Issue about Sustainable Entrepreneurship.

Director of Communication of the International Council of SMEs (ICSB).

Consultant at CIFAL Global Network, the Network of Training Centers affiliated to UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research).

Director of Institutional Relations of the Association of Journalists of Traffic and Transport of Argentina (APTTA).

Head of Press of the National Road Safety Agency of the Ministry of the Interior and Transport of the Argentine Republic.

Director of Political Communication and International Relations of the Institute of Strategic Studies of Buenos Aires (IEEBA).

Adviser at the National Congress of the Republic of Argentina.

Training and Academia

A graduate in Political Science and International Relations from the Catholic University of La Plata (UCALP).

Professor of Political Communication and Transnational Politics and Associate Professor of Strategy and Geopolitics at the Faculty of Law and Political Science of the Catholic University of La Plata.

Professor of the Master in Political Leadership and Crisis Management at Pegaso University of Italy and the International Institute for Global Security Studies in Spain.

Author of the "Style Manual on Traffic Communication, a deontological approach", Editorial Vuelta A la Página, together with the journalist Ginart Illera and the Association of Journalists of Transit and Transport of Argentina. Her work was declared by the Chamber of Deputies of Argentina to be an invaluable contribution to road safety.

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