Raisa is a 17+ year events industry professional with experience in corporate events, film, television, concerts, sporting events, and musical theater. She is a stage manager turned entrepreneur with expertise in virtual events management allowing her to work remotely on global events.
Raisa currently serves as the Global Events Program Lead for Women in Cloud (WiC) where she supports the educational program of the Cloud Accelerator along with the event production & programming of in-person, hybrid, and virtual community events.
She received a Bachelor of Arts from Montclair State University with a concentration in Stage, Theater, and Events Management. Her additional education pursuits consist of Costa Rican Language Academy, Kingston University, and the Bahamas Institute of Financial Services. She has lived and worked in New York, London, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and The Bahamas.
Raisa enjoys traveling off the beaten path, trying new foods, sewing, knitting, building Lego, and daydreaming about her future small farm and tiny house. Her delightful side hustles include pet-sitting and senior care.