Board

Cecilia Arradaza

Vice Chair
Cecilia Arradaza

Cecilia Arradaza became the Chief Communications Officer at Stanford Medicine in 2020 after previously serving as the Executive Director of Strategy for the creative marketing agency Wondros, and prior to that leading communications and engagement efforts for the Biden Cancer Initiative.  Earlier in her career she held leadership roles at global advisory firm Brunswick Group; the Milken Institute and its centers, FasterCures and the Center for Financial Markets; and public affairs firms Chandler Chicco Agency, Hyde Park Communications, and Powell Tate. She is on the board of BrightFocus Foundation, Sage Bionetworks, and WomenAgainstAlzheimer's. She graduated from George Washington University’s Mount Vernon Women’s College.


"The way BrightFocus Foundation finds and funds research provide patients and their families and communities palpable hope that living well and living long can become a reality. I'm privileged to be part of this remarkable community determined to advance science and improve lives."

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