Maria Victoria Silva is the Product Development Analyst at Visa Franchise and is based in the Miami, FL office. She supports the franchise vetting and analysis process at Visa Franchise. She is fluent in Portuguese and French and speaks conversational Spanish and Italian.
Maria has experience in project development and analysis in both the public sector and within non-profit organizations. She has travelled to countries such as Brazil, Jordan and China where she conducted field studies and briefing reports on development projects being implemented within their socioeconomically conflicted regions.
She has recently graduated with a Bachelor’s in International Politics and a certificate in Latin American Studies at Georgetown University. During her time there she acquired on-the-ground experiences through internships at the Embassy of Brazil in Washington DC and at the American-based NGO BrazilFoundation.