Founder and Executive Director
As the executive director, Marcela works with the partner organizations strategic planning, and direction of In Our Own Voice. She is also responsible for fundraising, oversight of the budget and is the point person with our fiscal sponsor.
Marcela represents In Our Own Voice at all national coalition executive director meetings and is also responsible for ensuring consistency in messaging on the national and organizational websites, in op-eds, blogs, policy briefs and other materials used by the project. She also provides media training for the staff of the strategic partners.