International management consultant and President and Chief Executive Officer of Ancora Associates, Inc. She has performed numerous domestic and international engagements for public (primarily UN agencies) and private sector clients in the U.S., Europe, Africa and Latin America. Her most recent assignments include: international strategy for a US/European Foundation and museum, an economic development project for an underserved region in the State of Illinois, a strategic plan for a major museum, a feasibility study for an economic development agency for a large U.S. city, and the development of a technology plan for a major US school district. She holds a Bachelors degree from Boston College, a MA in International Economics and Politics, with honors, from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) - Johns Hopkins University, and a Masters in Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. She has a certificate in French Civilization and Language from the Sorbonne. Ms. Muñana serves as Vice President for the Board of Education for the City of Chicago, Vice Chairman of the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, and Co-Chairman of the Mexican American Task Force for the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations. She also serves as a Board member of: The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, the Chicago Public Education Fund, The Field Museum, and is involved in the Art Institute of Chicago's Committee on Museum Education, the Paris/Chicago Sister Cities Program, Mayor Daley's Council of Technology Advisors, and several other civic boards and business organizations.