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My Resume

  • Education
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, August 2023, School of Social Policy and Practice, Executive Program in Digital Media in Social Impact University of Houston, Houston, TX, January 2022, Bauer College of Business, Customer Experience Certificate University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, December 2019, School of Social Policy and Practice, Executive Program for Social Impact Strategy University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, August 2010, Master of Science Engineering, Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship Excellence Masters Program (ESTEEM) Thesis: “Technology for the Eradication of Global Disease, Genetically Modified Aedes aegypti” University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, May 2009, Bachelor of Science Major: Science- Business, Minor: Latino Studies Study Abroad: ND London Program, UK, 2007, Fudan University of Public Health in Shanghai, China, 2008 H. Grady Spruce High School, Dallas, TX, May 2005, High School Diploma, Rank: 1/192
  • Experience
    Senior Social Impact Strategist, MoneyGram International, Dallas, TX, August 2021 – Present Director of Capacity Building, Social Venture Partners Dallas, Dallas, TX, July 2017 – July 2021 Director of Community Health, The Concilio, Dallas, TX, February 2016 – July 2017 Director, Changing Our World, Inc., Dallas, TX, New York, NY and St. Louis, MO, December 2012 – January 2016 Education Consultant, Jiv Daya Foundation, Dallas, TX, September 2012 – December 2012 Product Manager, Century Interactive (now Call Box), Dallas, TX, June 2011 – September 2012 During Graduate School: - St. Ann Catholic Church and School - Institute for Latino Studies, Center for Metropolitan Studies Chicago
  • Volunteer Activities and Board Service
    State Bar of Texas, Grievance Committee, July 2023 - Present Community Does It, Co-Founder, Board Secretary, January 2021 – Present Equest, Board of Directors, January 2022 – Present Read Up Advisory Council, October 2021 – Present Somos Tejas, Board of Directors, January 2022 - Present St. Mary of Carmel Catholic School Development Committee, January 2021 – Present Friends of Crawford Park, Member, November 2019 – Present Notre Dame Club of Dallas, Scholarship Chair, June 2010 – Present Hispanic Alumni of Notre Dame Board, Vice Chair, July 2020 – April 2024 City of Dallas, District 5, Housing Finance Corporation Board, January 2022 – September 2023 Refugee Services of Texas, Inc., Board Member, January 2020 – July 2023 E.B. Comstock Middle School - DISD, SBDM Community Member, October 2019 - December 2021 The Concilio/Southeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce – Grovefest Coordinator, July 2017 – May 2020 UH - College of Business, Advisory Board Member, December 2020 – December 2021 Cristo Rey Dallas Prep Volunteer & Mentor, October 2017 – October 2021 Deep Vellum, Committee, Volunteer, 2021 AIM Advisory Board, Coordinator, October 2018 – July 2021 Readers 2 Leaders, Buddy Reader, January 2020 – March 2020 Hispanic Alumni of Notre Dame Board, Student Relations Coordinator, July 2015 – July 2020 Equest, Volunteer, February 2018 – May 2018 Dallas WCIA Taskforce, January 2018 – August 2018 TOP – Texas Organizing Project, Member, February 2018 – May 2018 Dallas TRHT, Advocacy Committee, August 2017 – January 2018 Public Works Dallas "The Tempest", Dallas Theatre Center, May 2017 Beyond ABC Advisory Board – March 2017 – May 2017 St. Augustine Catholic School, School Advisory Board, September 2013 – May 2015 Perot Museum of Nature of Science, Bio Lab Volunteer, January 2013 – May 2014 Reading Partners, Tutor at Edward Titche Elementary, April 2014 – May 2014 Dallas Tax Assistance Program, Tax Preparer, January 2012 – April 2013 Orchestra of New Spain, Social Media Volunteer, January 2013
  • Fellowships and Professional Development
    CCC Leadership Program, Class 10, 2023 Emerging Leaders Program, Communities Foundation of Texas, 2022 "It Begins Here" Fellowship, ReflectUS, 2021 AliveOS, Suzy Batiz, 2021 Dallas Public Voices Fellow, The OpEd Project, 2021 Board Essentials Training, Board Build, 2021 Certificate in Mindfulness, Dallas Yoga Center, 2020 Leadership ISD Fellow, 2019 Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership, SMU/CNM Connect, 2017 Certificate in Nonprofit Management, CNM Connect, 2016
  • Other
    Research, C3 RADx-UP CAB Member - UT Southwestern/Parkland, 2021, 2022 Member, La Alianza DFW, 2020 - Present Member, The Alumni Society, 2021 - Present Mentor, Primos, October October 2021 - May 2022 Mentor, Interconnected ND, 2021 Panelist, FY21, FY22 National Endowment for the Arts, Local Arts Panelist, City of Dallas, Office of Arts & Culture, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2023 Volunteer, Coalition for a Strong Inclusive Dallas, 2021 Mentor, Bachman Lake Together, 2021 Event Coordinator, Dallas Cinco de Mayo, 2019 -------- Political Memberships: East Dallas County Democrats, Tejano Democrats, Stonewall Dallas Democrats, North Texas Asian Democrats Precinct Chair 1104 for Democratic Party Mental Health First Aid Trained, 01/2021 Language: Fluent in Spanish, Basic Italian Blog: Pleasant Grove Eats
  • Awards
    2023 Dallas Business Journal, Diversity Leader 2023 Community Ambassador, Southeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce
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