Project Specialist, CURes
Roya Shahnazari is an MBA graduate from Loyola Marymount University who earned her masters with an emphasis in Marketing. As Project Specialist with the Center for Urban Resilience, Roya works alongside the CURes team to support administrative, financial, and marketing efforts, among others, within the organization’s various projects and initiatives. Roya actively seeks out opportunities for involvement in projects centered around diversity, community engagement, philanthropy, and sustainability. Roya’s overarching role as a Project Specialist is to support the CURes team in their mission to empower local communities, protect environmental and social ecosystems, and work towards creating an overall positive and sustainable impact.
Roya received her BA in Business Economics at the University of California, Irvine. Roya has an expansive skill set from serving in various professional roles, with an emphasis on business development, marketing, design, finance, accounting, and management. Roya has gained workplace experience in a range of industries including healthcare, legal, and commercial real estate, bringing forth a unique knowledge of the social ecology and dichotomy between cross-functional sectors and their various impacts on economic and environmental welfare.