Maria Moreno joined Duke's Office for Institutional Equity (OIE) in July 2019 and serves as OIE's webmaster, communications specialist, and social media manager. She collaborates with each area of OIE to design and manage communication efforts and strategy to distribute key messages to the Duke University and Duke Health community. She also manages various communications platforms, including the OIE Facebook Page and the OIE Instagram Account to widen the office's outreach with the Duke community. Prior to joining Duke, she served for 11 years as Program Coordinator for the Ph.D. Program in Chemistry at North Carolina State University, followed by three years as University Program Associate in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Maria began her career in higher education program management and communications at California State University, Los Angeles, from which she earned a Bachelor's in English. She is also fluent in Spanish.