Our work would not be possible without our staff! They work hard to use their talents and skills in support of our participants.
Get to know who they are!
Co-founder & Executive Director
Annie’s first and foremost responsibility is to ensure that PV carries out its mission. Annie works to do this by overseeing program quality and development, fostering financial sustainability, and implementing our strategic plan.
Diego balances a detailed focus and a macro vision when tracking PV’s project and strategic plan indicators. Diego helps the staff to analyze the results and to develop strategies to improve processes and organizational development.
Gloria utilizes a trauma-informed approach and resilience focused lens to facilitate workshops on personal empowerment for teachers and women entrepreneurs. Gloria also provides counseling services to women entrepreneurs in San Ramon and La Javia.
Women’s Empowerment Project (WEP) Coordinator
Flor leads the WEP by overseeing the day to day responsibilities in San Ramon and La Javia. Flor also coordinates the various project activities that train women entrepreneurs to gain more financial independence and personal empowerment.
Technical Advisor for the Women’s Empowerment Project (WEP)
Fernando meets with entrepreneurs on a monthly basis to review their business’ bookkeeping records. Fernando helps them fine tune their financial management skills by analyzing the records and possible business strategies they could implement.
Course Facilitator for the Women’s Empowerment Project (WEP)
Pame plans and facilitates WEP personal empowerment course workshops on topics such as self-awareness, self-esteem, and gender equity. Pame also helps to facilitate retreats and other activities that promote personal growth.
Junior Communications Coordinator
Katherine tells the story of children, families, and women entrepreneurs who participate in our programs and the positive impact they create in their lives. Katherine creates a variety of media content here on the website and on social media.
Junior Development Coordinator
Christian fosters PV’s organizational development by tracking our finances; from the donations PV receives to the funds we use to create our impact. Christian also corresponds with donors and supports our communication efforts.