As communications manager, Ciara works to manage the implementation of communications strategies that support the Foundation’s mission and goals. She manages the Foundation's social media outlets, and serves as editor and content manager for the website and annual report.
Previously, Ciara worked at the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers (WRAG) where she supported a variety of communications efforts. She has also worked in the areas of community outreach, volunteer program management, and youth development.
Ciara is a current member of The Communications Network, a community of foundation and nonprofit communications professionals, and ColorComm, an organization for women of color in all areas of communications.
Ciara earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Bowling Green State University. She is originally from Cleveland, Ohio.