Siena Ruggeri is a Community Engagement Consultant for the Center for Community Engagement in Health Innovation at Community Catalyst. In this role, she supports organizations as they meaningfully engage with their communities, with the goal of improving health care services and overall health of people with complex needs, particularly those from systemically excluded communities.
Siena is passionate about health justice. At the Center, Siena provides consulting services to a range of organizations, including health plans and providers, hospitals, state agencies, and organizations serving older adults, people with disabilities, and people with complex health care needs. Siena offers facilitation, training, and other services to assist with developing and implementing programs to better serve members/patients, with a particular emphasis on beneficiaries of Medicare and Medicaid. At the same time, Siena seeks to advance opportunities that address social drivers of health, and promote health equity.
Previously, Siena worked as a government relations associate at NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice, where her portfolio included health care, housing, labor, and paid leave federal policy. Siena received a bachelor’s degree in politics from Regis University and a minor in peace and justice studies.