Community Engagement Manager
Nora Aufiero joined Catholic Relief Services as a Community Engagement Manager on the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic team in January of 2020. Prior to CRS, Nora worked in the Diocese of Rockville Centre Department of Education as an Advocate for the Hispanic Initiative and as the Cultural Diversity Coordinator. In this role, she oversaw two parent advocacy programs, developed fundraising strategies to assist children from underserved communities to attend Catholic schools, worked closely with the Marketing department to create advertising to attract the Latino Community, and worked with Diocesan community partners including CRS, Catholic Charities and Catholic Health Services. Prior to her work in the Diocese, Nora was a Donor/ Community Engagement and Fundraising Coordinator for the Society of St. Vincent De Paul and in that role engaged with schools, universities and businesses to create community wide events. A native of Bogotá, Colombia, Nora graduated from the University of Miami with a double major in Advertising and Psychology and a minor in Marketing. Nora is the proud mother of three sons and lives in East Northport, New York.