Capacity-Building Program Specialist
firstname.lastname@example.org | Mercedes works as a Capacity Building Project Specialist at the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence. She brings to the Partnership a broad and rich international perspective on cultural dynamics and social justice, based on her experience with diverse populations in Mexico and the USA. She has been a community organizer, a manager of Education and Health affairs for refugee populations, and a project designer consultant. She has a degree in Education and a specialization in Environmental and Health Education. Mercedes is a fellow of the 2015 National Leadership Academy for Women of Color; 2016 fellow of Lead Up! WOC National Academy, and was recognized with a Honorable Mention in 2012 of the ”Ed Minimum” Legacy Award in Tuolumne County, CA, in recognition for her commitment and the changes her efforts have made in her community.