Magali Feruzi joins the Center for the Study of Sport in Society as Director of Operations and Partnerships with over 15 years of experience in Finance and Operations in the non-profit sector. Prior to her position at the Center she was the Director of Finance for the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University for 8 years. With a background in public health community development she focused the beginning of her career in nonprofit organizations focused on youth development through sport and afterschool programming.
In this new role Magali, in collaboration with the Executive Director, will be responsible for overseeing the strategic plans, goals, and deliverables for all programs, and to ensure that the core competencies are organized and executed. Her primary focus will be to manage the operating procedures for the Center.
Having worked in sports-based, youth-development afterschool programming, Magali has experienced how sport can be a powerful vehicle for social change. Growing up in an immigrant Dominican household has exposed her to a number of social and socioeconomic disparities which has fueled her desire for social justice.