Ingrid Palacios has been part of the mission of saving and healing lives through organ and tissue donation for the past 10+ years. She currently works as a Multicultural Community Outreach Program Manager at New England Donor Services, where she develops cultural intelligent programs to provide education about Organ and Tissue donation (in English and Spanish), and promote donor registration within diverse multicultural/multiethnic communities throughout New England.
She is a member of the New England Donor Services Social Equity Steering Committee, a member of the Board of Directors of the national Association for Multicultural Affairs in Transplantation (AMAT), a member of the DEI Committee at AOPO and a member of the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Workgroup, at The Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance, where she was awarded the national “Raising Leader Award”.
She graduated from Universidad Central de Venezuela with a Bachelor degree in International Studies and has 20 years of experience working with families from diverse cultures and backgrounds, in several Human Services areas in the U.S. such as: Healthcare, Mental Health, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Human Trafficking, Crisis Counseling and Organ and Tissue donation.
Ingrid has made it her mission to promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in all areas of her personal and professional life and completed the Diversity and Inclusion Program at Cornell University.
She is a proud dog mom of 2 Shih tzus, Coco and Luna, and live swith her husband Marc in the town of Wayland, MA.