Miami Dade College to Host Virtual Chat with President and CEO of United Way of Miami-Dade Maria C. Alonso July 16

Miami, July 10, 2020 Miami Dade College (MDC) will collaborate with Chamber South to sponsor a Virtual Chat with Maria C. Alonso, President and CEO of United Way of Miami-Dade, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 16.

Alonso is responsible for the strategy, operations and finances of United Way of Miami-Dade. This includes securing grants and philanthropic giving of more than $40 million per year, managing a staff of nearly 200 professionals, and guiding a community-driven process to prioritize programs and services.

United Way is engaged in nearly 1,800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide. It is focused on creating community-based and community-led solutions that strengthen four cornerstones for a good quality of life: education, financial stability and health. United Way of Miami-Dade works to build a stronger Miami where all children have the opportunity to learn and thrive, families are financially secure, and people can live to the fullest for generations to come.

Chamber South maintains a leadership role in the community through programs, services and events that enhance the quality of life and economic wellbeing of South Miami, Kendall, Cutler Bay, Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay and Greater South Dade. Chamber South strives to improve the quality of life of area residents by working to improve business conditions with the strong belief that businesses must be successful for the community to flourish.

For more information about United Way of Miami-Dade, visit

WHAT:           Virtual Chat with Maria C. Alonso, President and CEO of United Way

WHEN:           Thursday, July 16 at 11 a.m.

WHERE:         Visit Meeting ID: 815 6285 Password 687924

To RSVP for the virtual chat,  visit