Prior to joining CUP, Silvana has built a career in the media space, where she was instrumental in developing culturally diverse programs. Specifically, she assisted in developing day time programming for diverse audiences, resulting in Emmy Award winning shows for networks such as: Viacom, MTV, NBC, Telemundo, ABC, Nickelodeon, and Univision.

Before joining CUP, Silvana has been committed to community service and positively impacting the lives of others. She has been very active with non-profit projects, having held key leadership positions with various international active NGOs around the North American region.

Silvana is a tri-lingual (English, Spanish, French) was born in New Jersey and grew up in Miami, Florida. She attended the University of Miami Business School and was an active member of Delta Sigma Pi Fraternity, and earned her B.A. in Communications from St. Thomas University located in Miami, Florida.