Adriana ignites cause-driven organizations and campaigns with digital strategy and social technology so that they grow in visibility and maximize impact.

In addition to working with Fission, Adriana is passionate about supporting and propelling women into prominent leadership roles. This has led her to serve as a board member and Director of Engagement and other roles for Young Women Social Entrepreneurs (YWSE) since 2005. For A Successful Women, she wrote What’s Your Passion? Turn It Into a Career. Previously she served as co-principal with The Madera Group, managing fundraising email campaigns for the William J. Clinton Foundation, and writing strategic plans for organizations such as Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.

Adriana received her graduate degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, focusing in leadership, negotiation, and international security policy, and has worked and studied globally in countries such as Kazakhstan, Russia, Guatemala, India and China. During her graduate studies, Adriana mediated in small claims courts with the Harvard Mediation Program and served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Kennedy School Review

Adriana likes being crafty with knitting, pottery, wood, and photography. She likes hiking in the coastal hills of California, and has several horse endurance races and biking/running races under her belt. She grew up in San Francisco and lives north of the Bay Area with her family.

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