Nary is SEARAC’s Program Manager. She leads the planning, execution, and evaluation of SEARAC’s major field programs and convenings, ranging from SEARAC’s annual Leadership and Advocacy Training (LAT) to our biennial Equity Summit. She supports community engagement to educate and mobilize constituents on campaigns and implements comprehensive plans that include events, programs, and financial management. In her work, she coordinates with the field and policy teams to develop programming to advance SEARAC’s policy priorities and manages volunteers and interns. Prior to this role, she served as SEARAC’s Immigration Policy Advocate.
Nary holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Connecticut and a Bachelor of Social Work from Western Connecticut State University. She served as a Legislative Fellow for the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies within the office of Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV), handling the human trafficking portfolio. She completed internships with Hartford City Council, the Connecticut Trafficking in Persons Council, and the Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, yoga, cooking, and trying new restaurants.