Rima has over 25 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations in Public Media, Arts, Education & the Human Service sectors. She is currently the Station Manager at WSHU Public Radio in Fairfield, CT. Rima is passionate about the essential role of public media in our communities and the transformational power of the arts. She was a founding faculty member in the Nonprofit Management & Philanthropy master's degree program at Bay Path University. Rima continues to enjoy teaching online as an adjunct professor in the program.
Originally from the Philippines, Rima spent her early years in CT, and in several Southeast Asian countries. Rima received her bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Theater Arts from Mt. Holyoke College. Her master’s degree is in Nonprofit Management from the Milano School of Management & Urban Policy at the New School University where she was a Community Development Finance Fellow.