Luiza Benisano is the Community Engagement Associate at the Community Foundation of Northern Nevada. As the administrator for the Caregiver Support Initiative, she leads the volunteer Steering Committee, writes the monthly e-news Caregiver Update, facilitates the Email Discussion Group, and writes and edits blogs and publications, and is responsible for Community Engagement social media.
Luiza is a member of the Community Engagement Committee and the DEI Taskforce.
Luiza relocated to the U.S. from the Philippines in 2007. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism with a minor in digital media.
Luiza’s biggest passions are writing and helping people in her community. Before joining the Community Foundation, She has worked for the Crisis Support Services of Nevada.
In her free time, Luiza likes to write, go kickboxing, spending time with her dog (a golden doodle named Matlock), and listen to music.