Manuela McDonough is currently serving as RPCV/W‘s Special Events Director. Manuela 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.
As Special Events Coordinator, Manuela is responsible for the coordination of RPCV/W’s three
signature events: The Annual Holiday Party, Annual Wreath Laying Event and the Annual
Summer BBQ. She works closely with venues, catering, and the Development Director to make sure our big events are affairs to remember.
Contact Manuela at firstname.lastname@example.org to join the Special Event Committee and get involved in the festivities.