Mia joined IEL in October 2019. She is responsible for leading IEL’s online communications work and helping to elevate its online presence through our email program, social media platforms, websites and partnerships programs.
Mia brings with her seven-and-a-half years of experience as a digital communications specialist, including leading social media and online campaign efforts for the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. Her work focused on servicing hardworking union members by creating a platform for their stories and amplifying their voices to help them build better lives and gain agency, as well as educating the masses about the union difference and Labor’s impact on social justice issues.
During that time Mia also earned her MFA at George Mason University where she concentrated on creative nonfiction writing and utilized courses in professional writing and web design to enhance her skills in writing for web to engage a wide variety stakeholders.
Mia currently serves as the D.C. and Northern Virginia chapter co-leader for a Type One Diabetes advocacy group called Type One Run, that connects area diabetics and their friends and family through running and community. She also is a brand ambassador for Old Bust Head Brewing Company.