Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute

Michelle Archilla


Michelle Archilla

Communications & 
Programs assistant

Michelle is the currently the Communications and Programs Assistant for the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI).

Upon completing her B.S in Communications, with a focus in Advertising and a minor in Art, from Florida International University (FIU), she moved to Washington D.C., where she began to work with CHLI as the Communications and Marketing Fellow, in January of 2017.

Through her current roll, Michelle executes all media relations strategies including, developing press releases, conceptualizing and executing newsletters, creating visual content for marketing and advertising materials, designing CHLI’s 2018 sponsorship packages, and working alongside local and national media for best practice strategies.

Alongside the Accenture team, she also administered the revamp of the CHLI website in 2017, by overseeing the visual design and incorporating the organization’s mission.

With her background in Advertising, she has formulated and executed strategic social media and marketing campaigns, for CHLI programs and events, gaining over 50,000 impressions in less than three months.

Born and raised in the city of Miami Beach, Michelle has been fortunate to grow up in a diverse city exposed to multiple cultures and backgrounds.

She is passionate about expressing herself through film, writing, and illustration. On her free time, she is constantly analyzing global events and creatively translating scripts into reality through cinematic imagery.