Annamaria Santamaria is the Program Associate of Pro Bono Programs at NYLPI where she is responsible for much of the day-to-day operation of the Clearinghouse. Her key responsibilities include working directly with start-up nonprofit clients who are seeking legal assistance, connecting clients with pro bono attorneys, engaging nonprofit clients through educational workshops, managing organization-wide marketing and communications efforts including the production of NYLPI’s print newsletter and e-newsletter, and cultivating and maintaining relationships within the industry. Before joining NYLPI, Annamaria worked as the Immigration Project Coordinator at Volunteers of Legal Service where she provided project management support, as well as advocacy and legal assistance to undocumented immigrant students and their families. She received her B.A. in Political Science and Women’s and Gender Studies with honors from Pace University.