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MaryGrace DiMaria

  • Director of Innovative Programs, Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO)

MaryGrace is the Director of Innovative Programs for the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization at Rutgers University. She has been organizing in a variety of labor sectors (campus dining hall workers, food service workers, fast food workers, and app based/black car drivers) since 2012 and is passionate about relational organizing, leadership development, and coalition building. MaryGrace began working for the WILL Empower program in 2019. There, she became deeply involved in the CIWO ecosystem and was inspired by the capacity that can be built by creating intentional and authentic networks throughout the economic justice movement. MaryGrace recently completed her Masters Degree in Social Work at Rutgers University and is based in Hudson County, NJ.