Adriana Argaiz

Member of the Council

Adriana Argaiz is a social policy specialist with nearly two decades of experience in planning, developing and managing social impact programs that seek to bring equity to low-income communities. She has experience in community outreach, public health, as well as partnership building and is passionate about social justice with a focus on working with migrants and the Latinx community in the United States.
Adriana is currently the Associate Director of Community Outreach at the Latino Health Center of Southern California, a chronic disease research institute at the University of Southern California (USC) and Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). In addition, she does consulting work for community organizations. 

Prior to her current position, Adriana served as Consul for Community Affairs at the Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles. For 7 years, she led the Consulate's community outreach efforts and managed a broad portfolio of programs in immigration, education, community leadership, health, and financial literacy. 

Prior to coming to Los Angeles, Adriana held diplomatic positions in Guatemala, Argentina and Austin, Texas. She also lived in Toronto, London, Washington DC and Mexico City and worked for the United Nations Development Program and the Secretary of Social Development. 

Adriana holds a Master's degree in Social Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from the Universidad de las Américas (UDLA-P) in Puebla, Mexico.