Bettina Inclán is a seasoned communications and political strategist with a deep understanding of the nation’s political and cultural landscape. She has been a leader at an international public affairs firm, ran her own business, is an accomplished spokesperson and has worked on campaigns from California to Florida. She cut her teeth on Capitol Hill and has served several senior officials at the state and federal level.
Currently, she leads an award-winning team as Associate Administrator for Communications at the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA), the highest communications post for America’s space program. Working with a large and diverse nations-wide team they have achieved record-breaking results through a resurgence in human space exploration.
Her extensive media expertise includes serving as a spokesperson for companies and candidates, as well as providing independent commentary on several international, national, local news outlets including on CNN, Fox News, PBS, MSNBC and Aljazeera America. She previously co-hosted an hour-long political talk show on Sirius XM satellite radio.
Bettina was born in Miami, Florida and has lived in over a dozen cities across the country. Her mother is a Cuban-born small business-owner and community activists. Her Mexican-born father is a retired school bus driver and formerly worked in factories in Michigan and Florida. She graduated from Florida International University in Political Science and a certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. She is married and has two young sons.
Features & Recognitions:
Politico.com: Activist Tries to Draw Hispanics Into GOP Fold
San Jose Mercury News: Bay Area resident takes on tough job for GOP: attracting Latinos
Business Insider: Meet Bettina Inclan, The Woman With The Single Toughest Job In The Republican Party
Fox News Latino: Bettina Inclán Vs. Alicia Menendez Latino Vote 2012 (VIDEO)
The San Francisco Chronicle names Bettina to “Top 20 Latino Political Rising Stars.”
Latina Magazine lists Bettina to the “Six Key Latino Players in the 2012 Presidential Race”
Cosmo For Latinas names Bettina as a top “Political Power Player” in their 2014 “Power Issue.”
Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential Latino Republicans 2017
MavPAC “Future 40” Award Recipient 2018