Ines is a native New Yorker who has always been passionate about the arts and humanities, particularly its ability to connect people. Prior to joining the Howard Gilman Foundation in May 2019, she worked as a Gift Processor at the Frick Collection. While in college, she completed an internship at Frank151 Magazine, performing digital and print editorial duties as well as publishing 35 articles featuring interviews with visual artists, musicians, videographers, and actors. Ines also completed development internships with both the Creative Capital Foundation and the Queens Museum, which fostered her enthusiasm and laid a foundation for her commitment to nonprofit arts administration. She is a member of Philanthropy New York’s Philanthropic Assistants and Coordinators Network. Ines holds a B.A. in Art History with a minor in Psychology from SUNY Purchase College. Currently, she has over 25 plants in her Queens apartment and enjoys taking courses at the New York Botanical Gardens. She is also a volunteer at the Queens Borough Public Library.