Marie Shier

Program Operations Manager

Marie (she/they) is a cultural worker, activist and administrator based out of Portland, Oregon. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she worked in the arts sector for over five years, holding a number of roles at the historic Galeria de la Raza. Most recently, she worked in fundraising and development at a mental health organization, becoming an expert in database management, event production, and outreach. In 2018, she earned a Master’s Certificate in Arts and Culture Strategy from University of Pennsylvania, and graduated in 2012 with a B.A. in Art History and Latin American Studies from University of San Francisco. When not working enthusiastically in the nonprofit world, she enjoys spending time with her partner, Sophia, traveling, cooking and reading.