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Midy Aponte

Spitfire Strategies
Vice President
Denver, Colorado
Based in Denver, CO, Midy’s portfolio at Spitfire addresses domestic public education reform, equity and multiculturalism in the U.S., and advocacy for Internet freedom through civil society organizations in Latin America and Africa with clients such as The New Teacher Center, The Aspen Institute, an the Ford Foundation. She’s also focused on advancing critical environmental priorities and climate change agendas with The Campion Fund, Earthjustice, ClimateWorks and the Climate Action Reserve. Lastly, she recently helped secure a partnership with the national non-profit, Upwardly Gobal. Upwardly Global is focused on helping work-authorized, skilled immigrants from Africa and the Middle East rebuild their professional careers in the U.S.

Midy is a communication strategist and generalist by trade; and a futurist at heart. Her career spans the public and private sector, and has often intersected with pressing policy and social issues affecting societal systems. She is nationally recognized for her ability to devise local, state and national campaign strategies that are sustainable, creatively conceptualized and smartly implemented. As a result, she is well respected among corporate representatives, political thought-leaders, community advocates and next-generation Millennial influencers.