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Carolina Valencia

VP, Team Manager

Carolina Valencia is a VP Team Manager in the HR practice. She leads a team of researchers working on the following KIs: CHRO Effectiveness, HR Functional Management and Strategy, Talent and Performance Management and Total Rewards. While currently Carolina's focus is on developing her team and ensuring her team can deliver on client's critical priorities as it relates to these topics, her own research expertise is primarily on The Human Deal (EVP), Employee Well-Being, Total Rewards Communications and Pay Equity.

Previous experience

Carolina managed a research team and conducted research on economic development. This included topics such as food desserts, banking the underbanked populations, how to improve census counts, among other topics.

Professional background

Social Compact

Director of Research

Areas of coverage

CHRO Effectiveness

Talent and Performance Management

Total Rewards

HR Function Strategy and Management


Ph.D., Political Science

M.A., Political Science

B.A., Political Science/Minor Speech Communications

Florida International University Teaching Assistantship

Tinker Grant for Dissertation Research

Florence Bayuk Fellowship in Latin American Political Economy

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Human Deal (EVP)

2Employee Well-Being

3Rewards Communications

4Pay Equity

5Performance Management