Marisol Barrios

Marisol Barrios

Marisol Barrios

Lecturer

M.S.P.A.: Public Administration, California State University, Los Angeles
B.A.: Philosophy, minor in Political Science, Loyola Marymount University Accreditation in Public Relations: Universal Accreditation Board, Public Relations Society of America

Contact Information

Virtual Office Hours: Fall 2021
Monday & Wednesday: 4:00pm - 5:00pm via Zoom
Tuesday & Thursday: 11:30am - 12:30pm via Zoom

Telling stories, inspiring readers, and empowering individuals to take action is what Marisol Barrios Perez, MSPA, APR is committed to doing for nonprofits. Marisol has more than 25 years of successful experience in communications, crisis communications, public relations, branding, and nonprofit management. As the founder and a principal partner of Mission Driven PR, Inc., Marisol generates strategic planning, public relations, and social media efforts, appealing to target audiences by implementing GRACE, a five-step process in public relations to transform missions. Marisol has appeared on several Spanish television talk shows, landed several articles in major metropolitan newspapers like New York Times, The Los Angeles Times as well as broadcast media features. Under her leadership, her communications teams have received eight public relations awards from Public Relations Society of America and its Los Angeles Chapter and a National PR News Nonprofit PR Award. She serves as the chair of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles Communications Program Group and is a board trustee of Neighborhood Youth Association. She is a member of the Forbes Communications Council, Public Relations Society of America, and Association of Fundraising Professionals.