Trini Rios Senior Associate, Government Partnerships & Policy Crossing Industry Lines for Social Innovation. Trini plays a supportive role for the LA:RISE program, a collaboration between social enterprise, workforce systems and personal supports providers helping people facing barriers gain and retain employment. As the Field Building Associate, she is responsible for fostering relationships with LA:RISE service providers, managing program data, and developing the LA:RISE learning community. Drawn to innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to social impact, Trini previously worked at an entertainment and sports agency, where she leveraged her background in the nonprofit space and the power of popular culture to provide philanthropic advising to clients. She holds a BA in Communication for the University of Southern California. As a native Angelino with a lot of pride in her city, Trini enjoys exploring the SoCal outdoors, particularly the beach, and taking full advantage of the cultural treasures LA has to offer.