Associate Director of Communications, Immigration and Progress 2050
Expertise: Hispanic/Latino issues, diversity issues, ethnic media
Tanya S. Arditi is the Associate Director of Communications for Immigration, Progress 2050, Criminal Justice, and Legal Progress at American Progress, where she deals with requests and campaigns related to immigration and issues related to demographic shift, diversity affairs, race, and ethnicity. Previously, she served as American Progress’ Ethnic Media Manager, working to ensure the organization’s relationships with ethnic media and managing the CAP en Español website and social media account.
Tanya came to American Progress from Latinovations, the Latino practice area of the public affairs firm the Dewey Square Group, where she was a junior associate under the leadership of Maria Cardona, Democratic political strategist and principal. There, Tanya concentrated on public relations, communications, government affairs, coalition building, and partnership outreach to influential and key national Hispanic organizations and groups. She also assisted in maintaining and forging relations with Hispanic and Spanish-language media outlets such as print, radio, TV, and web and aided in communications strategies.
Tanya holds a master’s degree in public policy from American University and a bachelor’s degree in English and global cultures/sociocultural anthropology from Binghamton University. She was born in Asuncion, Paraguay, grew up in New York, and currently lives in Washington, D.C.