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  • Communications Specialist

    Dean's Office
    Room 304 Drake Centre
    181 Freedman Crescent
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5V4



As the Communications Specialist, Renata Castro is responsible for the development and creation of strategic written content for a wide range of traditional and digital media. She is also responsible for the planning, implementation and oversight of the School’s social media channels and serves as the lead developer of faculty and unit digital presentations.

Renata holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, a Post-Graduation in Marketing Service and a Diploma in Public Relations, Marketing Management and Strategic Communications from the University of Winnipeg.

With 10 years of experience working in external and internal communications, marketing, and project management, on her most recent position Renata acted supporting and executing marketing and communications projects as the Marketing Coordinator for Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME).

Passionate about the power of words, Renata believes communication is the path to make a positive impact in people’s lives, to build strong relationships, and to change the word for the better.