Cristina Alcivar is the founder and President of HW Branding Inc. Ms. Alcivar spent several years working with non-profit anti-violence organizations in various capacities: spokesperson, organizer, project manager, media liaison and fundraiser. Her roots lie in the world of women’s rights. She worked at the Metro Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC) where she was responsible for the development and implementation of fundraising and donor recognition plans. In addition, she has been an active volunteer with many organizations such as Covenant House, Mujer, the Toronto Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Barbara Schlifer Clinic.
Ms. Alcivar’s activities at those organizations have included tutoring street youth and public relations, among others. Ms. Alcivar has spoken on the issue of violence against women and has been profiled in The Toronto Star, Mojo Radio, Breakfast Television and some of her work has been published in Flare Magazine. Ms. Alcivar holds a Masters Degree in Criminology from the University of Toronto.