Carolina Buitrago

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    Carolina Buitrago

    Carolina is NACo’s senior program manager for resilient economies and communities. She is in the Programs and Practices division of NACo’s Counties Futures Lab and helps to manage a portfolio of projects that aim to promote and foster county-level innovations nationwide. Her duties include a variety of professional assignments aimed at informing, educating and assisting county officials across the country in their efforts to improve local economic opportunity and solve challenges related to persistent poverty. Prior to joining NACo, Carolina worked as the Open Streets Program Manager for the District Department of Transportation. Before that, she worked as a Main Streets Program Director for District Bridges. Carolina holds a bachelor's degree in anthropology and a master’s degree in international development and social change.

    Carolina is NACo’s senior program manager for resilient economies and communities.
    2022-08-29
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    2022-08-29

Senior Program Manager – Resilient Economies & Communities

Carolina is NACo’s senior program manager for resilient economies and communities. She is in the Programs and Practices division of NACo’s Counties Futures Lab and helps to manage a portfolio of projects that aim to promote and foster county-level innovations nationwide. Her duties include a variety of professional assignments aimed at informing, educating and assisting county officials across the country in their efforts to improve local economic opportunity and solve challenges related to persistent poverty. Prior to joining NACo, Carolina worked as the Open Streets Program Manager for the District Department of Transportation. Before that, she worked as a Main Streets Program Director for District Bridges. Carolina holds a bachelor's degree in anthropology and a master’s degree in international development and social change.

Stronger Counties. Stronger America.

About NACo

The National Association of Counties (NACo) strengthens America’s counties, serving nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees.  Founded in 1935, NACo unites county officials to:

  • Advocate county priorities in federal policymaking
  • Promote exemplary county policies and practices
  • Nurture leadership skills and expand knowledge networks
  • Optimize county and taxpayer resources and cost savings, and
  • Enrich the public’s understanding of county government.

Mission

Strengthen America’s counties.

Vision

Healthy, safe and vibrant counties across America.