Makalah joined the NFP Partners team in 2016 after earning her bachelor’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in public relations and advertising from the University of Northern Colorado. While attending UNC, Makalah served as a news writer and assistant editor for The Mirror, the school’s newspaper. Her writing has expanded from articles on sports, to interview and profile stories, as well as media-related pieces such as press releases and more.
She was first introduced to the nonprofit sector while attending high school and has remained passionate about working closely with nonprofits and organizations who serve nonprofits ever since. Some of Makalah’s duties at NFP Partners include helping with email automation, website maintenance, and delivering the organization’s monthly newsletter. The Denver native loves to travel, visit small coffee shops, and watch professional basketball, specifically the Denver Nuggets.