Juana De Los Santos

Experience Maker, Experience Maker

About Juana De Los Santos:

Juana De Los Santos joins the AWE team as a U.S. Marine Corps veteran with over a decade of leadership and human relations experience. During her tenure in the Marine Corps, Juana completed three combat tours in Iraq, had the honor of working in the Presidential Service Squadron, which serves at the pleasure of the U.S. President, and was one of only 37 Equal Opportunity Advisors in the entire Marine Corps. As an Equal Opportunity Advisor (EOA) Juana developed and initiated equal employment and diversity, equity, and inclusion programs for various organizations. Juana also developed and facilitated entry, mid, and executive-level training conducted surveys and data analysis and formulated the policies and procedures for various organizations throughout the Marine Corps.

While serving as an EOA Juana created the Mentors In Action, M.I.A., program in Albany, GA where Marines volunteered their time with children in underprivileged schools throughout the community. Her development and work with M.I.A. eventually afforded her the privilege of receiving Albany’s Forty Under 40 Award. Before her honorable discharge from the Marine Corps Juana completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, as well as her Master’s of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

After leaving the Marine Corps, Juana continued her career at George Washington University where she oversaw their Affirmative Action Program and managed complaints of discrimination. She also served in the State of Rhode Island where she was appointed as the Administrator for the State Equal Opportunity Office and oversaw the state’s equal opportunity program. Juana recently completed an Executive Master of Business Administration at The George Washington University and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the field of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Juana joins the AWE team as an Experience Maker.