Cibeles Duran is the marketing and development writer at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. In this role, she writes grant proposals and reports and helps the philanthropy team cultivate meaningful and long-lasting relationships with donors.

Prior to joining CEI, Cibeles was a writer for the business school at the University of Miami, her alma mater. She also holds an MBA from Florida International University. Before her time at UM, she served as a senior development writer at the Charles Koch Foundation. Cibeles has also helped authors and scholars shape their work, including academic papers and books, through coaching and editing.

Outside of work, she enjoys long afternoon runs and, true to her Miami roots, calls the beach her happy place.