Mayling Rodriguez (she/her) is the new Program Manager with Innovations In Aging Collaborative. Rodriguez is passionate about ensuring social justice leadership and deliberative diversity plans. Her program focus includes Age-Friendly strategic planning and community engagement that encourages maximum quality of life. Efforts center around aging work that is representative, inclusive, and accessible for persons of all ages. Rodriguez has a master’s degree in Political Science, with extensive research on minority rights and harm reduction policies. She enjoys excellent coffee, homestyle cooking, and dog hikes.