Nina Minella

Program Assistant, Climate

Nina joined the Barr Foundation in August of 2018 after relocating to Boston from Connecticut. She works across all three of the Climate team’s focus areas to manage and support the operational and programmatic work. Nina also works on the Resilience communications strategy and improving processes within the Climate team.

Prior to joining Barr, Nina worked as a Surgical Services Assistant at Bristol Hospital in Connecticut, and was an English teacher in South Korea.

Nina graduated from Manhattanville College with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a minor in Creative and Professional Writing. She also holds a Graduate Certificate from the Harvard Extension School in Environmental Policy and International Development. Additionally, Nina serves on the Boston Chapter of the Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy Steering Committee.

In her free time, Nina coaches the Colchester Griffins, a youth travel soccer team, hosts an annual fundraiser to support Autism services, and enjoys winning family game nights.

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