- Executive assistance and leadership support
- Event management
- International and domestic travel
Andrea joined Washington Sea Grant as the executive assistant in December 2021. In this role, she collaborates with the WSG Director and Leadership Team and plays an integral role managing events, projects, and overseeing many elements of the overall internal organization operations.
Andrea immigrated to Seattle from Brazil, where she worked as an assistant to foreign correspondents covering the news throughout South America. Prior to WSG, she spent 18 years working for Health Alliance International (HAI), an NGO within the UW Department of Global Health. At HAI, she supported both the executive and deputy directors, and coordinated the board of directors’ activities and meetings.
Andrea is bilingual in English and Portuguese and is proficient in Spanish. She loves the outdoors and has two rescue dogs. When she’s not working, she loves to be in the garden and grow all kinds of edible and beautiful things.