A Pacific Northwesterner through and through, Nadia originates from Tacoma, WA. Returning to the Evergreen State after obtaining her master’s degree in Strategic Public Relations from the University of Southern California, Nadia looks to find every way possible to leverage communications for the betterment of her community.
While at USC, Nadia specialized in civic engagement alongside completing a certification in public policy advocacy. From working with the Milken Institute, a nonprofit think tank, as a live-tweeting extraordinaire to hosting a weekly campus radio show and collaborating on the development of an advice podcast for student journalist, Nadia’s time in sunny California was well spent.
Nadia’s extensive background in civic engagement and youth advocacy has afforded her the opportunity to work with organizations such as the Boys and Girls Club of America, The American Cancer Society and Tacoma Public Schools, to name a few. Working with nonprofits, government agencies and issue-driven communications firms, Nadia’s work has spanned the gambit of child advocacy, welfare and education, in addition to her background in journalism and work surrounding women’s health.
Receiving her bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Washington, Nadia prides herself on being a strategic and effective communicator. And as a champion for social justice, Nadia endeavors to communicate across boundaries through an equity lens.
In her free time, Nadia leans into her communications skills doing as much creative writing as possible, planning podcasts with just about anyone and, well…origami. This all alongside spending time with her family and watching her beloved nephews rapidly grow.