Martha Cronen

Director of Events & Development

As the Director of Events and Development for Global Martha Cronen is responsible for raising crucial funds to support research, medical care, education and advocacy for individuals with Down syndrome. Martha started at Global as an intern in 2011 supporting various departments, including health & wellness programs, marketing, and events. Martha joined Global full time in 2013 to head its events department and is responsible for Global’s marquee fundraiser, the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show and smaller events and conferences including I ♥ You Dance Parties, World Down Syndrome Day Celebration, and Global Down Syndrome Foundation Research and Medical Care Roundtable. Martha is also responsible for vetting and launching new events for Global.

Martha holds a B.A. degree in Food Service Management with a focus in Event Management from Johnson and Wales University and B.A. degree in Marketing from the University of Colorado Denver.

Originally from Alaska, Martha enjoys commercial fishing with her family every summer in Bristol Bay, Alaska, and skiing in the beautiful Rocky Mountains in the winter.

Contact Martha at 303-468-6674 or mcronen@globaldownsyndrome.org.