Cecilia Arradaza has worked to develop, design and deliver communications strategies that provoke discourse, engage broad audiences, and inspire action. For more than 20 years, she has handled strategic communications and marketing efforts in health, science and finance. Currently senior director of communications at the Biden Cancer Initiative, Cecilia is helping establish its presence and paving the path for meaningful impact. Prior to the Initiative, she held leadership roles at global advisory firm Brunswick Group; the Milken Institute and its centers FasterCures and the Center for Financial Markets; public affairs firms Chandler Chicco Agency, Hyde Park Communications, and Powell Tate. She is on the board of BrightFocus Foundation and the WomenAgainstAlzheimer's network and is active in a number of local and international nonprofits. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the George Washington University at Mount Vernon 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."