Adiel Suarez-Murias



Adiel is Communications & Marketing Director of Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE), a network of foundations and funders committed to civic engagement and democratic practice. Formerly, she led a communications consulting practice, bringing with her a depth of experience working with individuals and organizations to find the most resonant ways to express their ideas, engage stakeholders, and exceed their goals. Adiel also served as Communications & Development Manager at the Alliance for Peacebuilding, a global network of over 100 organizations working toward sustainable peace. She also serves as a writing mentor for We Are Not Numbers, a non-profit that partners with youth in Gaza, creating a platform for them to share their stories. She holds a M.A. in Communication from Wake Forest University, where her research centered on rhetoric, conflict communication, and narrative theory.

Adiel joined the URBAN REFUGEES team in 2016 and is thrilled to devote her energy to shaping and amplifying the organization’s communications strategy to spread the word about our life-changing work.

Our impact

  • 3700

    refugees have better access to education and livelihood opportunities

  • 40

    countries in which our partner NGOs are implementing solutions

  • 490

    refugee children benefit from mathematics, english, art and sports classes

  • 700

    women can now support their families

  • 650

    refugees have access to critical healthcare and safety information

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