Diana joined the URI team as its Annual Fund and Events Manager in January 2013. In August 2014, Diana was promoted to Associate Director of Development and in September 2016 to Director of Development. In her new position, Diana oversees URI’s development team’s efforts and all the key aspects of URI's Development Department including the annual fund, the Circles of Light gala, major donors’ relations, international fundraising and foundation and corporate relations. After a decade in the corporate sector, Diana transitioned over the non-profit sector in search of a more rewarding work life and focused on women advocacy issues and affordable education. She has over 16 years of experience stewarding donor relations and managing fundraising events for URI, the Northern California Chapter of Achievement Rewards for College Scientists, The Foundation of City College of San Francisco, Coast Guard Foundation and various other non-profits in the Bay Area. Diana was born and raised in France and earned her BA degree from Barnard College in New York City, USA. Diana currently lives in San Francisco and enjoys learning about diverse religious traditions and cooking various cuisines.