Julita Bailey-Vasco is Nellie Mae’s Acting Chief Communications Officer. She is a storyteller and strategizer leading and implementing efforts around communications as it relates to public relations, board engagement, digital communications, grantee amplification, executive positioning, advocacy efforts, events, reputation management, and the Foundation’s Speakers Bureau.
Previously, Julita worked at Jobs For the Future (JFF), a national nonprofit that leads the workforce and education system in achieving economic advancement for all. At JFF, she was responsible for developing her team’s communications plan, managing communications grant deliverables, and was a thought partner in developing JFF’s postsecondary transformation agenda.
Julita has also worked as a student affairs professional for Bunker Hill Community College, Roxbury Community College, and Eastern Nazarene College.
She earned her B.A. in Organizational Communications from Cedarville University, a M.S. in Management from Eastern Nazarene College, and a graduate certificate in Higher Education, Leadership, and Management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
A Quote Julita Lives By…
Tú eres mi otro yo. You are my other me. Si te hago daño a ti, If I do harm to you, Me hago daño a mi mismo. I do harm to myself. Si te amo y respeto, If I love and respect you, Me amo y respeto yo. I love and respect myself.”
–Luis Valdez and Domingo Martinez Paredes