Manuela DelnevoDevelopment Assistant, Forward Together
Manuela joined Forward Together as a Development Assistant in September 2017. She manages the donor database, ensures donors are thanked promptly and accurately, and supports logistics for fundraising events. Prior to working at Forward Together, Manuela completed her Master’s degree in Women and Gender Studies at San Francisco State University. As a graduate student, her research focused on the colonial underpinnings of global development initiatives, particularly those centered on women and girls’ empowerment in the global South. She previously worked as an English and Spanish teacher in Vietnam, the UK and Gabon, learning with and from students of all ages and backgrounds.
When she is not crafting thank-you letters, Manuela loves to sing, dance, practice yoga, Skype her family and friends, and eat delicious food with her partner.