Gia Coelho is the Development Manager at CIVIC. She has an extensive background in grassroots social impact work as well as external affairs and development for multinational nonprofit organizations. She has worked with several organizations in India supporting varied causes such as eradication of polio, rescuing victims of human trafficking, and education of marginalized children. After relocating to Washington DC, she joined the DC Government’s Office of the CFO, serving the residents and employees of the District. Since leaving government service, she has served the missions of overcoming poverty and building inclusive communities in an international capacity, delivering health curriculum to underserved high schools in cities across the US, and bringing grief counseling to underserved communities in the DC area. Gia has dual degrees in Business Administration and Design, and an MBA in Marketing.