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Zamawa Arenas
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A strategic thinker at heart, Zamawa has spent 24 years in the world of communications and media.

Zamawa is principal of ARGUS, a multidisciplinary marketing agency that helps its clients in the private and public sectors thrive in today’s complex marketplace. She leads the agency with a commitment to doing work that matters, leveraging resources, transparency, and driving client success. Under her direction, ARGUS has provided strategic brand communications and produced work for the Massachusetts Convention and Center Authority, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Neighborhood Health Plan, DentaQuest, Comcast, Staples, among others.  Zamawa is also committed to work on a broad range of issues affecting the general public, multicultural communities, and the youth audience, including public education, public health and access to health care.

Zamawa began her career as a journalist in her native Venezuela. While searching for her niche, she became programming director for a Latin American cable network where she managed a multi-million dollar department. She later moved to Boston to complete a Masters degree in Broadcast Administration at Boston University. Her experience in cable, led her to launch the first internet pay-per-view movie service in 1996. Long before Netflix or Paypal, Zamawa was streaming art-house films online.

Zamawa currently serves as a Trustee of the Boston Public Library and is a member of Simmons College School of Management Business Advisory Council, the Children’s Hospital Board of Overseers and Eastern Bank’s Board of Corporators.  She has received a number of awards for her business and community efforts, including four Emmys.