Kelly Paras

NSCDA Digital Communications Specialist​

Kelly joined Dumbarton House in July 2015 as the Web and New Media Specialist. In this role, she assists with the maintenance and development of the website as well as all of the NSCDA social media platforms. Kelly comes to us with a diverse background that includes nonprofit communications, social media strategy, broadcast media consulting, digital storytelling, graphic design, copy editing and travel writing. When she’s not playing puppet master behind the scenes of our digital properties, she’s a freelance writer, photographer and digital strategist.

Kelly joined Dumbarton House in 2015.

Fun Fact: Kelly used to be a weekly writing correspondent on all things DC, she knows the city inside and out and even wrote a monthly column on the history of bars and booze in DC – if you want to know which DC bar was Mark Twain’s favorite or what President Taft’s drink of choice was, just ask!