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Executive Board
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Yadira Cabrera (she/hers COM’24) is a rising Senior studying Public Relations. She grew up in Uptown Manhattan, NYC and has been a proud member of BU PRSSA since Fall’21. She is passionate about entertainment PR, specifically in brands and just finished a semester in BULA where she interned for two entertainment and lifestyle PR agencies. Outside of BU PRSSA, Yadira is involved in BU PRLab, BU SOCA, and BU FitRec. She loves watching romantic comedies, criminal minds, and taking naps.

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Gaby Torres (she/her, COM'25) is a sophomore studying Public Relations with a minor in Business Administration. She grew up in Wellesley, MA, and has been a member of BU PRSSA since the Fall 2021 semester. She has previously served as financial coordinator and member of the Digital Media & Blog Team and the PR Advanced Conference Committee. She is also currently an account manager for PR Unleashed and an ambassador for The Women's Network at BU. Gaby hopes to gain communication experience in various industries ranging from hospitality to nonprofit. She loves playing soccer, traveling, trying new restaurants with friends, and watching investigative documentaries.

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Vice President

Passionate about strategic communication and creativity, Sue Kim (she/her, COM’25) is studying Public Relations and Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Boston University. In the future, she hopes to contribute to making products and services more accessible, inclusive and sustainable. Currently, Sue is interested in pursuing brand or digital marketing at entertainment and tech companies. Outside academics, she enjoys listening to alternative rock music, watching arthouse films and reading Asian-American literature.

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Programming Coordinator

Giana Carrozza (COM '24) is a senior studying Public Relations from Norton, Massachusetts, about 45 minutes south of Boston. She has been involved with BU PRSSA since her sophomore year and she has loved every second of it. Most recently, she was an intern at Reebok and in the past she has interned at Michele Marie PR and the BU PR Department. Outside of BU PRSSA, Giana loves to travel, try new restaurants, and pet all the dogs in Boston.

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Madeleine Saltzman (she/her, CAS ‘25) is a sophomore studying international relations and public relations. She grew up in New Jersey and has been a member of PRSSA since her sophomore year. She is passionate about international business PR and corporate communications, and hopes to enter one of these fields post graduation. Outside of school, Madeleine loves photography, traveling and playing with her dog, Stella.


You can reach out to Madeleine at

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Public Relations Coordinator

Bella Chiarieri (she/her, COM ‘26) is a freshman studying Public Relations. She grew up in Glenview, Illinois and has been a member of BUPRSSA since the Fall 2022 semester. She is a member of the social media team for Unleashed PR and has worked on the Digital Media and Blog Team for BUPRSSA. She is also on the social media team for The Buzz Magazine and is on the executive board of the Music Business Club. Outside of academics and clubs, Bella likes to try new restaurants, sing, and design new clothes.

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Financial Coordinator

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Conference Coordinator

Amanda is a rising senior major in Public Relations and International Relations. She's from Shanghai, China. She's involved in Unleashed PR, PRLab, and the COM ambassador program on campus. After school, you can find her interning at Aclymate, trying out different food, riding road bike, and kayaking on the Charles River. ​

Agency Director

Luiza Tavares Decenzi is a Boston University Honors College sophomore pursuing a Bachelor of Science Business Administration and a minor in in Public Relations. She currently works as a Marketing Strategy Associate for Midnight Brunch. Tavares Decenzi has first-hand experience working alongside clients as the Agency Director of Boston University’s student led PR firm, UnleashedPR and as the Creative Director of the Guerilla Marketing Society. Moreover, she has previously worked as a Marketing & Public Relations Intern at Purpose Worldwide and as a Communications Assistant for Boston University's Department of Computer Science. Her interests lie in marketing, social media communications, social responsibility campaigning, management, and design.

You can email her at

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Member Services Coordinator

Aristea Angelakis (SAR’25) is a junior majoring in Health Science and minoring in Public Relations. This is her second year being involved in BU PRSSA, and she has previously served as the Media Relations Co-Director and as a Social Media Team Associate for Unleashed. She also serves as the Communications Assistant for Sargent College at BU, and as a research intern for Boston Children’s Hospital. Her interests lie in health communication and public health, and she is passionate in improving community health with communication.

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DEI & Belonging Chair

Rachel Lin (she/her, COM & CAS’25) is a sophomore studying Public Relations and International Relations. She grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina, and has been a member of PRSSA since her first semester at BU. On campus, she is a marketer for Charcoal Magazine and Migration Tales Nonprofit and performs with Verge Chinese Dance Club. Rachel hopes to explore the intersection of culture, communication, and technology by pursuing a path of international business PR. She can be caught going to live concerts, making jewelry, watching Studio Ghibli films, or traveling.


Faculty Advisor

Professor Monique Kelley is an Associate Professor of the practice of strategic communications. She is a purpose-driven strategic communications professional with 20+ years of experience spanning across three sectors: corporate, agency and academia. She found her own consultancy, Monique Kelley Consulting. Prior to that, Monique served on the Senior Leadership Team at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, overseeing internal and external communications for the U.S. Neuroscience Business Unit, Commercial Operations team and Chief Operations Officer. She infuses industry best practices and a customer-centric mindset from her time as a client experience leader (CXL) on the PR agency side with Weber Shandwick. During her agency career, Monique partnered with several global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies that provide treatments for serious medical conditions in various categories. She is a proud BU and BU PRSSA E-Board alum.


You can email her at follow her on Linkedin @MoniqueK.

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