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Program Manager for International Projects and Emerging Issues

Migrant Clinicians Network


Jannette Nuñez (she/her) serves as MCN’s Program Manager for International and Emerging Issues, where she works to enhance the health and well-being of migrants and mobile populations through clinical, educational, and advocacy services. Fluent in English and Spanish, her work revolves around implementing evidence-based interventions to uplift vulnerable and underserved communities. With a passion for social justice, Nuñez has devoted her career to promoting community well-being. 

Before joining MCN, Nuñez held positions in both governmental and non-profit sectors. She served as the Executive District Aide for the Florida House of Representatives and later as the Mayor and Commission Liaison for the City of North Miami Beach, advocating for constituents and creating community health-based initiatives. Prior to her governmental roles, Nuñez served as an Unaccompanied Children Shelter Advocate at Americans for Immigrant Justice, providing support and advocacy for unaccompanied immigrant children in ORR custody. 

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Nuñez graduated from Florida International University with a bachelor’s degree in international relations. Currently based in Austin, Texas, she is pursuing a master's degree in public health. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her pup Ace and spending time with her family and friends.