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Sydney Diavua Sydney Diavua

Community Engagement Associate

Phone: (215) 574-3854
Fax: (215) 574-2512
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Sydney Diavua joined the Community Development and Regional Outreach Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in 2014. In her role as community engagement associate, she conducts outreach and represents the Reserve Bank with Third District stakeholders to promote community development in low- and moderate-income communities. Before joining the Bank, Diavua was a program officer at Innovations in Civic Participation, an international nonprofit that focused on advocacy, research, and leadership training in the areas of youth civic participation and national service. Previously, Diavua worked for the Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change as a program associate covering issues in comprehensive community change and racial equity and the National Democratic Institute on the Citizen Participation team.

Diavua has a master's degree in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and a bachelor's degree in political science from Spelman College.

Fields of Interest

  • Equitable development
  • Neighborhood revitalization
  • Racial equity and inclusion
  • Civic engagement