Ligia Marroquin

MPA Fellows, Class of 2023

Grants and Operations Manager, Educational Foundation of America


Ligia is the Grants and Operations Manager at the Educational Foundation of America (EFA), a private foundation based in the Hudson Valley. Ligia brings a wealth of experience managing private foundations to her work at EFA, having been a Client Advisor to large and complex foundations since 2017. Before that, she was a District staffer in the U.S. House of Representatives. Ligia provided immigration resources to constituents and used her bilingual skills for outreach to Latinx and Immigrant Communities.

Ligia earned a B.S. in Architectural Technology from the New York Institute of Technology.  She is excited to join her cohort of MPA Fellows at the University of Connecticut.

Originally from Guatemala, Ligia enjoys traveling and learning about other cultures.  She lives in Stamford with her partner.

Ligia Marroquin
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