19 Jan Pat Tinto Named Connecticut Region President
Community Leader Dedicated to Promoting Italian American Culture is Named National Organization of Italian American Women’s CT Region President
Maria Tamburri, National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) Chair announced that Patricia “Pat” Tinto, a long-term Connecticut Region member, has been named President of the Connecticut Region.
Pat Tinto has an extensive career in government, politics and strategic communications in New York and currently serves as Director of Communications & Marketing at the Westchester Jewish Center. Her passion for all things Italian has driven her to found a cultural salon for Italophiles, oenophiles and foodies alike. She also runs a weekly conversational Italian session at the Norwalk Public Library. In addition to being a long-term member of NOIAW’s Connecticut Region, Pat also sits on the Board of Directors of the Alumnae Association for Barnard College. Her volunteer work for her alma mater earned her the 2016 Award for Service to Barnard College.
National Board Chair of NOIAW Maria Tamburri noted “The National Board is thrilled to have Pat lead the Connecticut Region. She brings with her such an inspirational background and dedication to the Italian American and women’s communities. Pat is already implementing plans to expand the NOIAW Region in the southern Connecticut area.”
The National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) is the only national organization for women of Italian ancestry. The mission of NOIAW is to unite and connect women through Italian culture and heritage; to celebrate the achievements of women of Italian ancestry; to inspire and enrich members with shared interests in cultural programs; and to empower and advance the educational and professional aspirations of current and future generations.