Founding Executive Director
Marian oversees the design and function of ACI's programming and execution, and is responsible for pioneering funding efforts while maintaining and propelling ACI's collaborative vision. Prior to founding ACI Marian was the recipient of a Global Health Corps Fellowship to work at the Art and Global Health Center in Malawi, Africa, promoting HIV/AIDS education and advocacy through the arts. She also worked as the Associate Director for ARTZ: Artists for Alzheimer's, where she led and managed 100 days of programming in the Boston metropolitan community for people living with dementia and their care partners. Throughout her education and work experience Marian has continued to work as a professional artist and her current studio investigation surrounds creating handmade paper out of recycled clothing for community building and catharsis (artist website). Marian is a PhD candidate at the School for Global Inclusion & Social Development at UMass Boston, having previously earned her EdM from The Harvard Graduate School of Education, and her BA from Colorado College.
Reach Marian via: firstname.lastname@example.org