Kaitlyn Figueroa is a Program Officer on the Community Health Grantmaking team at HRiA. In this role, she manages grantmaking operations for both the MA Community Health and Healthy Aging Program, as well as the Community Grants Program. She joined as a Grants Associate in 2021 supporting the MassHealth Provider Access Improvement Grant Program (PAIGP) along with providing general program support to scientific grantmaking programs. She has a B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Critical Race & Ethnic Studies from the University of Vermont and comes to HRiA with experience in development grant writing, administration, and project management. Ms. Figueroa is passionate about supporting individuals and communities that are underrepresented, underserved, and hopes to push HRIA’s mission of advancing equity in health equity and healthcare forward in the communities she reaches through her work and in her daily life.