Since joining Burness in 2019, Eugenia has worked domestically and internationally on health, forestry, climate change and Indigenous rights issues. She provides comprehensive communications support to various partners, including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Ford Foundation, and its grantees. In this capacity, she conducts communications research, supports strategy development, produces engaging content, and pitches evidence-based stories to outlets across Latin America, Europe and the United States.
Before joining Burness, Eugenia served as a research and writing consultant for the Innovation Service at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, where she combined social science research and storytelling to help strengthen innovation’s role in the humanitarian sector.
Eugenia is from Valencia, Venezuela and is fluent in Spanish and French. She graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in public relations and a minor in French and Francophone studies, where she was also deeply involved with the Center for Public Interest Communications. Eugenia has held internships at various organizations such as Vox Media, Royal Caribbean Group and the American Red Cross South Florida Region.