Manuela Culetsu is part of the Technology and Society team. As a grants manager, she is responsible for processing grant actions; managing grants, budgets, and service agreements; and providing data and technical assistance to grantees and program officers working to advance equity and justice in the digital realm.
Manuela joined Ford in 1987. Prior to assuming her role as grants manager, she served in various other positions at the foundation and worked to support freedom of expression, education, and creativity. She holds a bachelor’s degree in teaching English as a second language.