Simona is the media relations manager for the Center for Global Policy Solutions, where she promotes the members of the Experts of Color Network and the research of the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative.

Previously she was media relations associate for the Urban Institute, a Washington, DC, research organization, where she identified media opportunities for the Institute’s experts and promoted its public policy forums. Before that, at the National Academy for Social Insurance, she promoted studies on Social Security and Workers’ Compensation. Simona is originally from Romania and has a Master’s degree in Communication, Culture and Technology from Georgetown University.