She is a strategic communications professional with a diverse background in the nonprofit sector, as well as journalism and law.
As a communications director for Knight Foundation, she worked across the foundation’s focus areas – journalism, communities, arts, learning – as a thought partner and strategy developer. Before that, she served as a communications officer with the United Nations in New York contributing to the advancement of global peacekeeping initiatives, as well as a communications consultant with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). She was also marketing manager for the National Parkinson Foundation, where she developed brand awareness campaigns and promotional strategies that helped increase community impact and program results. She has worked as a freelance journalist and editor.