Elaine leads SEARAC’s communications and resource development strategies. Her portfolio includes a wide variety of editorial and academic consulting work, with topics ranging from public policy to health sciences. Prior to joining SEARAC in 2018, Elaine worked as a freelance communications consultant, editor, and reporter.
Elaine holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and political science and a Master of Public Policy degree from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs with a concentration in education and children and youth policy.
Born in Cebu City, Philippines, and raised in Clifton, NJ, Elaine identifies as a 1.5 generation Filipino American. She resides in Philadelphia, PA, where she is likely cheering for one of her kids on a soccer field at this very moment.