Marianna joined the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement as a Program Manager in April 2022.
Prior to this role, Marianna worked at the Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life at Columbia, where she was responsible for a full calendar of events, six fellowship and award programs, and the Institute’s communications efforts. Before that, she was a Program Assistant at the Center for Palestine Studies and the Middle East Institute.
Marianna received her bachelor’s degree in Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy. She moved to New York after receiving a scholarship to study at NYU, where she graduated with a master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies with a concentration in Museum Studies. During her time at NYU, Marianna interned at a number of cultural institutions, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Studio Museum in Harlem.