Diana Nieves chatted with a group of fundraisers from our community who have combined GIST advocacy with a personal passion in their lives to raise funds for GIST research. We are grateful to these individuals who have been so creative and thankful that they joined us on April 18 at noon ET to share how to create a successful virtual or in-person fundraiser to further GIST research.
Chief Development & Involvement Officer
In her role as Chief Development & Involvement Officer, Diana is charged with busting up silos and eliminating barriers to keep our relationships with members, donors, volunteers, and others focused on our common goal of achieving LRGs mission. She actively cultivates, engages and deepens these relationships so that she can elevate LRG fundraising and volunteering efforts while meaningfully acknowledging contributions made to the LRG and rare diseases overall. She works closely with the senior executive team and Board of Directors to ensure the development and success of the organization by instilling a culture of community involvement, philanthropy, strategic planning while addressing any development issues within the organization. Diana holds a Master of Public Administration degree from New York University, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Adelphi University.