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Marcia Martinez, Operations and Events Manager for the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs

Marcia Martinez

Marcia Martinez is the Operations and Events Manager for the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs. In this role she will provide support in implementing an ambitious effort to elevate the work of city agencies and highlight New York City’s best practices through joint programming and partnerships with city agencies, Consulates, Missions, and the United Nations. Marcia will oversee the daily functions of the office as the receptionist and front desk manager. She plays a critical role in welcoming the diplomatic and consular community to NYC and will help to create new programming to support this effort.

 As the Operations and Events Manager Marcia will also deliver on the Office’s core operational and protocol obligations, including administering the diplomatic parking program and lastly will co- facilitate the Internship program in collaboration with the Deputy Commissioner for Policy & Strategic Initiative, Chief of Staff, and colleagues.

Marcia has worked in many different fields from Health care to education and now government. She has over a decade of experience in administration and customer service. Her most recent employer was with the NYC Department of Small Business Services as an External Affairs Coordinator. At SBS she played a critical role of making sure that through extensive outreach, networking agency and business events with small businesses, she promoted the Minority Women Owned Business program that former Mayor Bill DeBlasio supported and through those efforts, was a part of helping certify over 10,000 M/WBE businesses across the city of New York. Marcia is Bilingual in Spanish, holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Lehman College and graduated top of her class in High school.

She is Originally a Garifuna from Honduras and currently resides in the Bronx.