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Maria Monica F. Prado, M.A.

Maria Monica F. Prado, M.A.

Master Trainer and Founder

Maria Monica F. Prado is a communication expert, internationally certified image consultant, and author. She is the master trainer and founder of Communicare Training and Development. With her background in the fields of communication, media, and corporate training, Monica established Communicare, a communication learning program provider, in 2010. She has developed and conducted learning programs on business communication, presentation skills, business writing, image branding, and client experience for thousands of individuals and many of the Philippines’ top local and multinational corporations. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, she has conducted webinars and online courses for hundreds of employees and professionals from around the world. Some of the topics she has covered in these webinars include Effective Virtual Speaking Skills, Effective Business Communication, Personal Growth, and Client Centricity. 

Aside from being a sought-after resource speaker in the corporate arena, Monica is often invited to speak at events and to guest on television and radio programs. She currently hosts Life Talk, an inspirational online talk on Communicare Training and Development’s Facebook Page.  She also used to be a faculty member of Miriam College’s Communication Department where she taught Marketing and Communication Management classes to undergraduate students.

Currently, Monica serves as one of the editors of the AICI (Association of Image Consultants International) Global Magazine. A published author, she has also written the children’s books entitled How Lisa Learned to Listen and Skip! Skip! Skip! (Lukso! Lukso! Lukso!). You may see her writing portfolio here.

In 2018, Monica’s contributions to the Philippines’ Learning and Development Industry were recognized. She was one of the shortlisted nominees for the Outstanding Learning and Development Professional Award at the Philippine Society’s Training and Development’s Gawad Maestro (Master Award) Awards.

Monica obtained her Master of Arts Degree in Integrated Marketing Communication, with Distinction, and Bachelor of Communication Degree from Miriam College. She is a graduate of the Speakers Training Camp of Successworks and The Protocol School of Washington and the Essential Style Level 1 Course of The Style Core Institute, U.S.A.

Today, Monica continues to inspire and train people on how they can communicate confidently and become the best version of themselves as they strive to achieve their goals. Her customized and applicable learning programs directly address her clients’ needs; while her interactive and motivational facilitation style allows them to have a fun learning experience whether it is a face-to-face or virtual training.


Certified Image Consultant

The Style Core Institute U.S.A.


Accredited Trainer (Assessment Methodology/Training Methodology)