Natania is an optimistic hard working professional committed to excellence in integrity and devoted to impacting the lives of those in her community. Born to parents from the island of Jamaica she has learned first-hand how hard work and diligence coupled with a strong commitment to education can transform the trajectory of life.
As a process engineer at a Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical Company she was able to develop a strong learning agility, critical thinking, project management, and leadership skills. This critical role challenged her to excel under tight deadlines with 24/7 production demands while providing sound solutions to processing issues. She was awarded with a Global Health Safety & Environmental Award for a project she lead and was inducted into the Site’s Leadership Program by Site Directors. She passionately recruited top engineering talent and conducted interviews and tours for potential candidates. Natania also mentored and trained new employees and interns while at the company.
Natania’s passion for public service is displayed through her community involvement and focus on education and youth development. She served as a youth mentor in an urban elementary school where she taught social and emotional concepts. As a leader in a non-profit organization she helped to revamp the organization by coordinating and planning monthly general body meetings, building partnerships with community leaders, engaging the membership and redesigning the group’s website and communication medium.
Natania graduated from Florida State University with her Bachelor’s of Science in Chemical Engineering, and received her Master’s of Public Administration from Baruch College.