Roots: El Salvador
Job Title: Board Member
Focus Areas: Director of Diversity Equity and Inclusion, NCSU
Liliana Madrid is a first-generation Salvadorian American from Compton, California. She has spent most of her professional career on the East Coast working in student affairs doing diversity equity and inclusion work. She has primarily worked with historically underrepresented students providing support, advocacy, outreach, leadership development, and cultural programming. Her drive comes from a personal passion for social justice and advocacy work. Throughout her career, Liliana has gained valuable hands-on experience and training in diversity issues, community outreach, and organizing. In addition to her experience in higher education, she also worked as a program specialist for volunteer engagement for AARP-Connecticut and AARP-California, where she planned outreach and diversity events. Liliana is a graduate of Trinity College and received her Masters in Higher Education Administration from Bay Path University.