Mercedes provides administrative support to the Andes-Amazon Initiative and the Marine Conservation Initiative within the foundation’s Environmental Conservation Program.
Prior to joining the foundation, Mercedes worked at the William + Flora Hewlett Foundation supporting the education department, and worked and volunteered at non-profit organizations engaged in education and the fight against climate change.
Mercedes holds a business administration degree and is currently pursuing degrees in psychology, sociology and social and behavioral sciences.
Mercedes is fluent in Spanish, loves traveling the world, hiking, reading and - most importantly - spending time with her family. She is passionate about education and the preservation of our natural resources
Marine Conservation Initiative