Michelle Maluwetig

Based in: Washington, DC

Language: English, Spanish, French


Email: info@volareleadership.com 

Tel: +1 (202) 681-4763

Background and Experience

Michelle specializes in helping entrepreneurs turn their leadership and business ideas into reality.  She enables clients to stay anchored to their vision, values, and creativity while navigating often overwhelming bureaucratic requirements and launch processes such as licensing, registration, web development, supply chain analysis and preparing a business for financing. Michelle’s expertise in social media design and messaging enables her leadership clients to reach the broadest market for their intended business success.


Michelle has over ten years of international experience supporting entrepreneurs as they launch ventures, including: five years as a policy delegate and advocate for funding of youth innovation in the Americas; directing operations at the first Latino-owned benefit corporation in China; and co-founding her own company to coach entrepreneurs and small businesses in the Washington DC metropolitan area, with the specialty of accessing affordable financing and obtaining certifications to grow and compete for larger contracts.

Highlights of Professional Experience

•  Entrepreneurial Leadership Consultant, Volare Leadership International (2016-Present)

•  Co-Founder & Director of Business Development, Cambio Ventures (2018-Present) 

•  Business Coach & Lending Officer, Latino Economic Development Center (2017-2018)

•  Director of Operations, Shanghai, Cambio Coffee, LLC (2015-2017)

•  Policy Delegate, Permanent Mission of Canada to the Organization of American States (2011-2015)

Areas of Expertise

•  Small Business Leadership Coaching and Consulting

•  Social Marketing & Web Content Generation

•  Credit Counseling & Preparation for Access to Capital

•  Social entrepreneurship coaching and mentoring

Education & Accreditations

•  Coaches Training Institute, Graduate, Co-Active Leadership Certification (2015)

•  University of Queensland, International Business (MBUS Honours) (2010)

•  Université Paris-Sorbonne, Diplôme de langue et civilisation française (Honors) (2008)

•  Paris Chamber of Commerce, Diplôme de français professionnel (2007)

•  McGill University, Bachelor of Arts, International Relations & Development Economics (2006)