Suzana directs the Foundation's Public Engagement & Communications program, guided by the Foundation’s core belief in communications as an important change agent. In this role, Suzana is focused on helping to demonstrate and activate the impact of social entrepreneurs on the world’s most pressing problems.
Suzana has more than 15 years of communications, marketing, and public relations experience. Prior to joining the Skoll Foundation, Suzana directed communications and media relations for philanthropies like the Ford Foundation, NGOs like the International Center for Transitional Justice, and corporations like IBM/Lotus.
In these wide-ranging contexts, she helped build and manage communications departments and brands, and design and implement marketing communications plans that advanced the organizations’ social change and business goals.
Suzana holds a Master of International Affairs in Human Rights and Eastern Europe from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, and a B.A. in Government and International Relations from Harvard University.