Director of Policy and Advocacy
Solianna is the Director of Policy and Advocacy at 1,000 Days. In this role, she leads the domestic and global nutrition policy and advocacy agenda for 1,000 Days.
Prior to joining 1,000 Days, Solianna was a Senior Consultant at Guidehouse, formerly known as PwC Public Sector. At Guidehouse, she led a team supporting the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) that focused on financial data aggregation, analysis, and visualization to provide data-driven recommendations to improve the PEPFAR portfolio.
Throughout her career, Solianna held progressive leadership roles at international development organizations including the Eleanor Crook Foundation, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and worked at the US House of Representatives. At USAID, she served as a political appointee in the Office of the Administrator under the Obama Administration.
Solianna received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from North Carolina State University. She lives in Washington D.C. with her husband and rescue dog, Evie.