Diana leads the development and implementation of communications strategies at Inatai and works in service of communities building narrative power for change. She supports the communications team in their efforts to amplify the expertise of community leaders and organizations throughout the state and to tell the story of the foundation as it grows and evolves.
Before Inatai, Diana was a director for the Community Center for Education Results, where she oversaw communications for the Road Map Project initiative in South King County. She collaborated with students and families, institutions, and government to advocate for racial equity in seven school districts. Starting her career as a journalist, Diana has 15 years of experience in nonprofit, policy, and research communications. Previous experiences include New York Public Radio, American Institutes for Research, and Asian Americans for Equality.
Diana continues to believe in the potential of journalism to drive change. She is a board member of InvestigateWest, a nonprofit that seeks to engage Pacific Northwest communities on social issues through investigative reporting. She earned her MPA from New York University and a BA in journalism at Temple University and is proud to be part of the South Seattle community.