The National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) announced today the appointment of a new member to its Board of Trustees, Mariana Barrientos Roig, Co-Founder and VP of Strategy for ROIG Communications.
A prominent communications professional in the Washington, DC region, who specializes in cross-cultural connections and strategy, Mariana holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Maryland and a master’s degree from The Georgetown University in Communications and Public Relations. With over 15 years of experience in multicultural media and communications campaigns that overcome barriers to engage with diverse audiences, Mariana’s diversity of professional experience includes positions with international banking and media companies. Her philanthropic work embraces a variety of causes and advocacy platforms. She has held board positions with the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Quality Trust for Individuals with Disability.
“Mariana will bring a unique and missing perspective to the Board as a Latinx activist with expertise in public relations, fund raising and communications, helping the Board and NCCF to better fulfill its mission!” said Lewis Askew, President of NCCF’s Board of Trustees. “I couldn’t be happier with this new addition to our team.”