Manuela McDonough worked as an Environmental Health Volunteer in Panama from 2003-2005, where she led a community-wide recycling project, facilitated the construction of over 20 latrines, and lead a youth group focused on the prevention of STIs and HIV.
Originally from the Washington, D.C. area, Manuela came back home in 2008 to work at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR). She is currently Assistant Director for NCLR’s Institute for Hispanic Health. Manuela holds an AB from the University of Chicago and a Masters in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Member Since: 2011
Previous Board Positions: Special Events Director, '12-'13; Vice President, '13-'14