Director, Operations and Marketing
Iliana Arbeed holds Bachelors Degrees in Politics, Philosophy, & Law and International Relations from the University of Southern California, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. In addition to overseeing operations and marketing for LEWIS, Iliana also manages the development of LEWIS programs such as The BRIDGES Program, works with external LEWIS partners, and coordinates LEWIS events. Iliana is also an Advisory Board Member at Resources Invested for Development Education (RIDE), an advocacy-as-a-service organization for individuals with disabilities. Additionally, Iliana is a Member of The Pacific Council on International Policy, a prominent think tank advancing global policy engagement on the West Coast.
Her past employers include Salesforce, where she worked in sales and business development and mentored young students from underprivileged backgrounds through Year Up. Iliana also worked in communications at The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County, where she worked hands-on to increase community engagement around pro-bono legal efforts serving various underserved groups in the local community and created the firm's Point of View blog, an online op-ed publication examining various legal issues facing the most vulnerable members of the community.