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Mariana Ruiz Firmat

Mariana Ruiz Firmat, co-founder and Director of Kairos, a groundbreaking on-the-job training program for emerging digital campaigners of color, has a 20-year history fighting for social change as a grassroots organizer, labor organizer, and digital strategist, including as Digital Campaign Director at MoveOn.org and Managing Director at Presente.org (the first and largest Latino online advocacy group). Mariana is also Board Chair of the Katal Center for Health Equity and Justice.