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Mariana Sosa

Mariana joined Foundation for Women Warriors, in 2017, as the Operations Manager.  At Foundation for Women Warriors she is responsible for legal compliance, HR and controller functions.

Mariana Sosa graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and an Enology/Viticulture minor.   Ms. Sosa spent 9 years as a wine consultant for Foxen Winery in Santa Maria, California and later for Chamber & Chambers Wine Merchants, during which she was responsible for operations, developing and executing all wine events, and ensuring compliance with federal and state legislation.  During her time a Foxen she served as a committee advisor and board member for World of Pinot Noir, a nonprofit organization, for seven years.

Mariana left the wine industry in 2007 to obtain her paralegal certificate.  In addition to her legal training, Mariana spent a year and half in the San Luis Obispo District Attorney’s Office as a witness coordinator for the Victim/Witness Department.  In 2009, she went to work for nonprofit consulting firm, as the Operations Manager, to expand and hone her nonprofit expertise.  Here she was responsible for overseeing operations, financial management, planning, systems and controls for both the nonprofit consulting firm (for-profit) and its nonprofit clients.  Mariana assisted them in developing policies and procedures, management, budgeting and strategy as well as dynamic donor and grant research.

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