Ivelisse R. Estrada

Communications and Social Impact Strategist

Ivelisse R. Estrada’s career spans over three decades creating and executing wide-scale strategic media, communications, and public affairs initiatives in partnership with business, government and nonprofit sectors.  Most recently at Univision Communications Inc., she held the position of Senior Vice President of Corporate and Community Empowerment.  Ms. Estrada created and oversaw the company’s division responsible for the overall development and coordination of community relations and pro-social strategies and initiatives, leveraging all its media assets.

Ms. Estrada began her 25-year career with Univision as Director of Communications at KMEX-TV, Channel 34, the flagship station of the Univision Television Group in Los Angeles, where she was responsible for coordinating all public relations, community outreach, and media relations activities. Previously, Estrada was Director of Corporate and Community Relations for Univision Television Group where she supervised the public affairs and community efforts of the company’s owned-and-operated stations. Estrada began her career as account supervisor with a Los Angeles public relations agency and as a Washington-based associate producer and on-air reporter for SIN national news, the predecessor of Univision.

She serves on several boards including the Board of Trustees of the Washington Center and the Board of Directors of the Women’s Leadership Board at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, The LA Promise Fund, and is a member of the International Women’s Forum where she serves in the Hall of Fame Task Force. A native of Puerto Rico, Estrada received her Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College in New York City and her Masters degrees from Princeton University and Harvard University.