Dilania works with other Center staff to provide support to students involved with education and literacy projects at the elementary and middle school levels. For the past fifteen years, Dilania has worked with many community organizations in Providence and other neighboring communities.
Dilania has lived in Rhode Island for nearly eighteen years, after her family immigrated to this country from the Dominican Republic. She graduated from Central High School, Providence, in 1994 and served as an AmeriCorps volunteer before entering Brown. She graduated from Brown in 1999 with a degree in Latin American Studies.
Dilania has served on the Providence School Board and is also a past board member of the RI Commission for National and Community Service. She has held the titles of Miss Rhode Island Latina, Miss Latina USA and Ms. Rhode Island Belleza Latina, enabling Dilania to work with Latino communities locally, nationally and internationally.