Juliana brings more than 11 years of experience in the non-profit sector to NEO’s Four Freedoms Fund (FFF), having spent a majority of that time leading community centered civic engagement efforts. Prior to joining FFF, Juliana served as Director of Civic Engagement – Programs and Mid-Atlantic with the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund. In that role, Juliana promoted the organization’s civic engagement campaigns in the Mid-Atlantic region and North Carolina while providing programmatic support to national civic engagement efforts. She was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia and since arriving in the U.S. has lived mostly in the Southeast. Juliana holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Wesleyan College in Macon, GA and an Associate in Applied Science from Parsons The New School of Design in New York, NY. In her spare time, Juliana enjoys reading, sewing and is also an avid soccer and cycling fan.