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Maria Monica Prado, M.A.

Maria Monica Prado, M.A.

Chief Learning Officer and Founder

Maria Monica Prado is a communication expert, speaker, writer, and author from the Philippines.

In 2010, she established Communicare Training and Development to help companies and professionals with their communication learning needs. Since then, she has facilitated business communication courses for more than 100 corporations and organizations. Thousands of professionals from around the world have attended both her in-person and online sessions. Furthermore, she has coached and helped many corporate executives develop their communication skills and personal brand to advance their careers. An industry leader, Communicare has become known for its customized, applicable, and fun learning programs!

Being an expert in the field, Monica is often invited to speak about communication and personal development. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Monica hosted Life Talk, an inspirational online series where she interviewed thought leaders on personal growth topics.

The Philippine Society for Talent Development has recognized Monica’s accomplishments. In 2018, she was one of the shortlisted nominees for the Outstanding Learning and Development Professional Award in its Gawad Maestro Awards.

Monica is also a writer and an author. From 2018 to 2021, she served as the associate editor and advisory board member of the AICI (Association of Image Consultants International) Global Magazine. Monica has also contributed various articles to the magazine. Moreover, she is the author of two children’s books: How Lisa Learned to Listen and Skip! Skip! Skip!

Monica obtained her Master of Arts Degree in Integrated Marketing Communication, with Distinction, from Miriam College. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from the same school. Currently, she is an advisory board member of its communication department. 

Internationally trained, Monica is a graduate of the Speakers Training Camp of the Successworks and The Protocol School of Washington. She also completed the Essential Style Course of The Style Course Institute, U.S.A.

Today, Monica continues to help people become the best communicators and persons that they can be.


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Certified Author/Writer and Subject Matter Expert, National Book Development Board Philippines

Certified Image Consultant, The Style Core Institute U.S.A.