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RRI Announces New Director of Public Relations



Ramos Research Institute Announces New Director of Public Relations


ITHACA, NEW YORK – May 19, 2024 – The Ramos Research Institute (RRI) is pleased to announce that Nafisa Ruponty, who recently concluded her internship with RRI, has been appointed as the new Director of Public Relations. Ms. Ruponty will be joining the Institute full-time, bringing her exceptional skills and innovative ideas to lead our public relations efforts.


During her internship, Ms. Ruponty demonstrated outstanding capabilities in managing media relations, crafting compelling narratives, and driving effective communication strategies that have significantly enhanced the Institute's public profile. Her dedication, creativity, and strategic vision have made a lasting impact, and we are excited to have her continue to contribute to RRI's mission in this elevated role.


"We are thrilled to welcome Nafisa to our team in a full-time capacity," said Alejandro J. Ramos, Founder and Director of the Ramos Research Institute. "Her remarkable work during her internship has shown her ability to effectively communicate our research and engage with diverse audiences. We are confident that her leadership will further elevate our public relations and outreach efforts."

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Ms. Ruponty holds a degree in Public Relations from The University of Florida and has previously worked with various organizations, where she honed her skills in public relations and communications. Her expertise and passion for public policy align perfectly with RRI's goals, making her an invaluable asset to our team.


"I am honored to step into the role of Director of Public Relations, a journey that I began as an intern," said Ms. Ruponty. " This opportunity reflects not only my dedication but also the incredible mentorship and support I've received from our executive director, Alejandro Ramos. I look forward to continuing to elevate our brand's voice and impact."


The Ramos Research Institute is dedicated to conducting innovative research and providing insightful analysis on critical public policy issues. With the addition of Ms. Ruponty as the Director of Public Relations, RRI is poised to further its mission of making a meaningful impact on policy and governance.


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About Ramos Research Institute (RRI):

The Ramos Research Institute (RRI) is an emerging research institution dedicated to original research, polling, and policy analysis aimed at addressing today's most complex societal challenges. Founded by Alejandro J. Ramos, RRI is committed to providing innovative solutions and insights in critical research areas. RRI conducts research in state and local government, environmental policy, education policies and initiatives, and the voting behaviors of minorities, with a focus on rigorous, relevant, and impactful research.



Ramos Research Institute

Ithaca, New York 14853



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