Victoria Rios is a program manager at JFF focused on the Grow with Google initiative. 

She provides administrative and technical support to community colleges and nonprofit organizations that offer training in the Google IT Support Professional Certificate, which can serve as a path toward educational and economic advancement.

Her skills and areas of expertise include:

  • Program management
  • Relationship management
  • Change management
  • Events and special projects
  • Integrated marketing

Before joining JFF, Victoria worked at Northeastern University, where she managed and advised graduate students in the university’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences. 

In earlier phases of her career, Victoria held marketing, PR, and administrative roles in the legal and technology sectors. She has also worked as a host at a Colorado public radio station and as a freelance newspaper writer, and she has found that all of her past experiences serve her well in her current work with colleagues at JFF and representatives of partner organizations.

Victoria is a member of the board of the Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation, which works to sustain thriving and economically diverse communities by focusing on affordable housing, access to transit, and stewardship of urban green space.

Reflecting on her decision to come to work for JFF, Victoria says, “My present role offers me a perfect opportunity to apply much of my experience in an organization dedicated to driving economic and educational change across communities.”

Victoria describes herself as an “obsessed gardener” and a tai chi student, and says she enjoys “anything that removes me from sitting in front of a monitor!”