Jona Beliu, Development Coordinator

 

As Development Coordinator, Jona Beliu (they/she) manages the workflow of the department, facilitates brand partnerships, and works to expand the reach of GLAAD’s mission through business development with LGBTQ+ inclusive and socially responsible companies.  Before starting at GLAAD, they worked for political and cultural organizations such as MoMA PS1, Lambda Legal and the Queer Food Foundation as an Events Manager. Jona is passionate about hospitality and seeks to celebrate community and strengthen the bond between facilitators and guests.

Outside of the office, Jona has enjoyed working in the restaurant industry for over a decade and spent years working as a professional chef. You will often find them searching for the perfect ingredient or sharing a meal with loved ones.