Antoinette has joined CUNY SLU as Chief Communications and Marketing Officer. She has an extensive background in communications and public affairs in the areas of public education, labor, and social justice. Antoinette spent five years at FPWA, an anti-poverty and advocacy non-profit focused on economic and social justice. In her role as Director of Communications, she managed and oversaw all facets of communications and visibility for the organization, and helped to roll out a significant re-branding effort–the first for the organization in decades.  She also supervised the launch of a new website, and helped to expand FPWA’s social media presence and engagement.

Prior to joining FPWA, Antoinette served as the Assistant Director of Communications for the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators, Local 1: AFSA, AFL-CIO, representing New York City’s school principals, assistant principals, supervisors and administrators, and day care directors. She played a crucial role in developing campaigns to support City-funded day care directors, as well as strategic communications.

Antoinette holds a B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations from CCNY/CUNY and a certificate in Labor Leadership from the NY State AFL-CIO Union Leadership Institute at Cornell.