Naomi Latini is one of the Training and Implementation Specialists at the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW). In this position, she provides technical assistance and consultation to over twenty RCI REACH sites around the country, all of which she trained in the last three years. Naomi also manages two volunteer-based Operation Family Caregiver sites in collaboration with Blue Star Families - one site is in DC and one is in San Antonio. Prior to becoming a Training and Implementation Specialist, Naomi worked for two years with RCI as a Caregiver Coach for RCI REACH and then as a Program Manager.
Naomi holds a Master of Science in Sociology from Valdosta State University and a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Georgia College and State University. Since receiving her graduate degree in 2007, she has been an Adjunct Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at multiple universities and colleges around Georgia, to include Georgia Military College and Clayton State University amongst others. She was nominated for 'Faculty Member of the Year' at both colleges in 2013 and received the 'Women's Studies Faculty Member of the Year Honoree' award in 2012.
As an advocate for equality, Naomi has served in the Safe Space programs at the universities at which she taught, and also created the Diversity Program at schools that did not have them. She is a member of Amnesty International, the National Organization for Women, and Greenpeace. Naomi enjoys any time spent outdoors, in particular boating, paddle boarding, kayaking, and other water activities in which she can include her husband, two daughters, and son.