Eliza Moreno is the Communications Manager at UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Initiative. Moreno oversees communications strategy and execution for LPPI, dedicated to increasing the exposure and engagement of LPPI. Moreno believes that it is through meaningful work at the intersection of communications and policy that she can make a profound impact. She is dedicated to placing herself at the centerfold of political issues and policy reform to help those who are often not in the room.
Before joining LPPI, Moreno was a Venture for America fellow, where graduates are placed in developing cities to make an impact through their work at startups and businesses. During her fellowship, Moreno worked as a PR Associate at Bedrock Detroit and a Project Manager for Minorities to Majorities, a startup devoted to providing resources to underrepresented students. Eliza Moreno has four years of editorial experience covering issues of feminism, Black, Latinx, and Afro-Latinx identity, and cultural trends as the co-founder of a multi-campus student media outlet in North Carolina. Eliza Moreno studied at Duke University, where she graduated with a B.A. in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies and Global Health.