Mona Baroudi offers comprehensive, strategic public relations services and support to individuals and organizations working in the fields of music, dance, theater, and the literary and visual arts.
With more than 14 years of experience in publicity, marketing and communications, Mona has developed strong ties to the Bay Area arts community and the media and institutions that follow and support it. She works closely with her clients to ensure maximum visibility and exposure to their work. Her experience ranges from advising emerging artists venturing into their very first public project to large institutions managing sensitive events or celebrating significant milestones.
Her work has resulted in countless sold-out performances and numerous placements in top-tier media outlets, including The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Financial Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Wall Street Journal, PBS, PRI, and National Public Radio, among others.
Previously, Mona served as the Associate Director at Intersection for the Arts, as the Public Relations Manager at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and as the Public Relations & Marketing Manager at ODC Theater.
Her current and former clients include: Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Bay Area National Dance Week, Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Chitresh Das Dance Company, City Arts & Lectures, Dancers’ Group, Encore Theatre Company, Erling Wold Fabrications, International Latino Film Festival, Intersection for the Arts, Lizz Roman & Dancers, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, Marin Ballet, Mark Foehringer Dance Project, Napa Valley Festival del Sole, Napa Valley Symphony, ODC/Dance, ODC Theater, Redford Center, Russian Arts Foundation, San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, Sonya Delwaide, Yaelisa and Caminos Flamencos, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Youth Speaks and Z Space.
She is a current Board member of Rova: Arts and a past Board member of Intersection for the Arts. Mona earned her B.A. in Communications and French from American University in Washington, D.C.
A Lebanese-Cypriot brought up in Cairo, Istanbul and Hong Kong, she brings a broad perspective to her work. She is a strong believer in the value of the arts and is committed to supporting and promoting their richness and diversity in the Bay Area and beyond.