Maria Valencia

Maria is a visionary leader in the field of assisted reproduction. With a bachelor’s degree in business and a passion for helping others, Maria has dedicated her career to supporting individuals, couples, and surrogates on their journey through surrogacy since 2001, when she began working in the field of assisted reproductive technology (ART). Her passion for helping others build their families shines through in everything she does.

As a mother, advocate, and surrogacy mentor, María always had a passion for helping others and a deep understanding of individuals’ and couples’ struggles when trying to start a family. She continues to be a driving force in the surrogacy industry, working tirelessly to ensure that every individual and couple who walks through her agency’s doors receives the support and care they need to create the family they have always wanted. Maria has built outstanding relationships with the best resources and has the experience and dedication to bring the dream of creating a family to life. Under Maria’s direction, the professional staff at ISC is committed to providing exceptional customer service and making surrogacy a unique and enjoyable journey. From the doctors, IVF clinic staff, and attorneys, to the surrogates and intended parents, Maria believes in building relationships with honesty, transparency, and sincere communication.

Maria also serves as the chair of The Society for Ethics in Egg Donation and Surrogacy (SEEDS) mentorship program, where she provides guidance, support, and mentorship to new agencies. Through this program, she has had the opportunity to guide many agency owners in their goal of running an ethical agency. Maria is also part of numerous organizations that advocate for family equality, such as Resolve. She is also a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). In the last 24 years in the industry, Maria has had the opportunity to travel to multiple countries and advocate for surrogacy, as well as help intended parents from all over the globe achieve their dream of having a child.

“I enjoy building close relationships with my clients and seeing pictures of their families as they grow. I love spending time with my family and children, traveling, reading, and supporting organizations that care for and find homes for rescued animals.”