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“I have known and worked with Fabiola Vilchez and Bilen Fraye for the past eight years on a full range of international projects, first as CEO of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator and now as CEO of the Network for Global Innovation.  They have organized some of the most complex international trade missions, with substantive content, requiring working with multitude of stakeholders, VIPs, while also coordinating intricate logistics.  These programs include the U.S., Europe, Mexico, South America, China, South Korea, and Japan.

 

Beyond being a fabulous organizer of international missions and valuable programs, Diplomatica knows how to connect business, institutions and political leaders in a way that is actually conducive to getting something useful done.  Rather than just focus on getting people into a room, they focus on getting the right people in the room with the right program. This is only possible because of their broad experience in international affairs and understanding of global business and geopolitical issues. 

 

While Diplomatica may be a relatively new venture, the Diplomatica team are deeply experienced and driven to make a real difference. 

 

I strongly recommend their services.”

FRED WALTI

CEO

NETWORK FOR GLOBAL INNOVATION (NGIN)

CO-FOUNDER AND FOUNDING CEO, LOS ANGELES CLEANTECH INCUBATOR

"My professional experience in working with Fabiola Vilchez has been very rewarding.  During these last 10 years I have witnessed Fabiola successfully implement and manage various complex and high level seminars, conferences, programs and trade missions that produced tangible results for business executives and sponsors. I know her vast and solid experience will serve Diplomatica well."

 

CARLOS VALDERRAMA

PRESIDENT, CENTER FOR GLOBAL TRADE & FOREIGN INVESTMENT 
LOS ANGELES AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

"Bilen Fraye worked with me in Botswana, for over two years on a CDC-funded project as an Assistant Project Manager. Working with Bilen was always a pleasure. She is the most level-headed, thoughtful and diplomatic person I know. She is very thorough in her work and always strives to be the best. She taught me a lot. You can be sure you are in good hands with her."

NAOMI MNTHALI

UNESCO REGIONAL HIV AND HEALTH EDUCATION OFFICER

ZIMBABWE

MITCHELL BERMAN

MANAGING PARTNER

BERMAN STRATEGIC ADVISORS (BSA)

"Fabiola has a passion for making the world a better place.  Her authentic dedication to the communities she serves inspires those around her to make a difference.  Fabiola's strategic and thoughtful approach to solving problems, whether big or small, has produced substantive results for companies, organizations and community leaders throughout the world.  She is the consummate professional.  Both professionally and personally, it is a pleasure to support Fabiola in her new endeavors without reservation."

 

"I had the pleasure of knowing Bilen Fraye as her line manager for two years, while she worked as Project Manager for our commercial project with APOPO, in Mozambique. She is by far my most qualified project manager, who took each task to heart and managed her large team seamlessly. Her dedication, focus and meticulous attention to detail certainly led to the successful completion of the complex project. I have no doubt as to her ability to undertake new challenges in her endeavours with Diplomatica."

TESFAZGHI TEWELDE

CEO

INAFRI GROUP LDA

MOZAMBIQUE

"When I was President of East LA Community Corporation, I retained Fabiola Vilchez as a consultant to assist us with planning and management. She delivered a high quality work product and was extremely dependable and professional. I would not hesitate to retain her on future projects. She executes and delivers on her commitments."

MARIA CABILDO

FORMER PRESIDENT

EAST LA COMMUNITY CORPORATION

"I had the pleasure of working with Bilen in Mozambique. She ran the large mine clearance project of our site in trying circumstances and under changeable  deadlines. Bilen navigated some testing local conditions and personalities to successfully deliver a multi-million dollar project. She was a breath of fresh air and made it look easy."

CLAIRE SINGLE

FORMER GENERAL MANAGER - ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

TALBOT GROUP