Director of Communications and Events
As the ODEI Director of Communications and Events, Cecilia collaborates with campus offices, external partners, and students to develop and execute communications vehicles in support of institutional diversity and inclusion efforts.
Cecilia’s communications experience includes working for several years as a local freelance reporter. Subsequently, she managed communications as the Assistant Director for a statewide program that serves the Commonwealth’s senior citizens. She worked at Northeastern previously for five years in Human Resources Management’s (HRM) Talent Acquisition group. During this tenure she also functioned as a liaison between HRM and other departments throughout the university.
In 2018, while working in HRM Cecilia received the Community Engagement Award from Northeastern’s City & Community Affairs “For commitment towards creating a just, equitable and sustainable future in the City of Boston”. She received this award for her work in producing career-focused educational opportunities and events at Northeastern at other community-based organizations to benefit the communities surrounding Northeastern and Greater Boston.
Cecilia has a BA in English from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, an MS in Adult and Organizational Learning (with a focus on Human Resources) from Suffolk University, and an MA in Journalism from Northeastern University.