Malena Data Ernani

Associate Director of Partnerships, Central and Northern CA

First-Generation Immigrant Professional

Malena is a first-generation Venezuelan-Argentinean college graduate from Occidental College, holding a Bachelor of Arts in Politics, a Bachelor of Arts in French Studies, and a minor in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies. She has a diverse range of experience and skills related to supporting projects that further inclusion and diversity efforts. Her industrious spirit has been developed in a variety of workplace environments including academia, college admissions offices, local governments, public schools, public affairs firms, political campaign headquarters, classrooms, and nonprofit organizations geared toward justice. In her free time, Malena enjoys watching films, playing tabletop board games, and tending to the variety of plant friends in her home.