Angelica Mayor works as a Program Coordinator at the IWMF, where she supports grants, fellowships and award programs.
Angelica was born in the Philippines and moved to the United States when she was six years old, which makes her passionate about providing resources and opportunities to create pathways for individuals. Before the IWMF, Angelica worked as a crisis responder for the National Human Trafficking Hotline and a case manager for survivors of human trafficking, sexual assault, domestic violence and other violent crimes. These experiences led to her interest in joining the IWMF to support and empower women and gender-diverse journalists against gender-based violence. Additionally, Angelica sees the importance of representation in media to highlight important stories worldwide.
Angelica holds a Bachelor of Social Work with a Minor in Spanish from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She has previously worked in several local and international nonprofit organizations. Outside of work, she enjoys painting, traveling, and playing board games with friends. Angelica speaks English, Tagalog and Spanish.