Alex completed an M.A. in Global Studies at the University of Oregon and has a personal commitment to social justice and equity for underrepresented communities.
As the Executive Director, Andrea harnesses her management experience to lead fundraising efforts, support staff on program execution, and manage operations.
Benaville holds a bachelor's degree in Environmental Health Sciences and a post-graduate in Project Planning and Management.
Chantal was inspired to join Green Empowerment because of the organization's passionate team and dedication to lasting impact with clean water and renewable energy solutions as well as improving gender equity and education.
Claudia Romero Saavedra
Claudia's commitment to sustainable development has allowed her to work in multidisciplinary teams in public and private institutions, managing projects to improve the life of people facing poverty.
Gabriel Sundoro Wynn
Gabriel works with government, indigenous peoples, and researchers to scale renewable energy solutions in Indonesia and Malaysia through resource mapping and modeling.
Geo brings her experience in sustainable finance, inclusive business tactics, and climate-positive value chains to support our programs in Southeast Asia.
At Green Empowerment, Leona focuses on community watershed management and community-based renewable energy systems. She holds a Master's in Conservation Biology and has experience in environmental conservation, sustainable development and community engagement.
Maria has extensive experience in rural sector microfinance in Nicaragua and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
Previously, Mica served as Interim Managing Director and Responsible Tourism Manager for a small NGO that supports women entrepreneurs in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Since graduating from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor's in Advertising, Natalie has gained six years of experience in communications with an emphasis on international development projects.
Osbert is attracted to our innovative programming such as local partnerships that empower communities and implementing different technologies and project methods to reach underserved areas.
Paola Moreno Bermudez
Paola has a degree in Biology, is a Specialist in education and environmental management, and has a Masters in Education.
Raven has a unique combination of professional fundraising expertise and hands-on experience with WaSH projects as a Rotary volunteer. In her last role, Raven raised over $10.5 million to expand services for Oregon's unhoused population.
Sam is passionate about environmental activism and has spent time advocating for land conservation in the Southwestern United States.
Based in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Sam also provides direct support to local partner organizations.
Sebastián Salgado Troya
With a masters in Sustainable Development, Macquarie University, and a BA in Communications, Universidad Católica del Ecuador, he is focused on understanding people’s behavior in multiple contexts in order create systematic change.
After years in the art and architectural history field they are excited to join an organization that facilitates positive and sustainable change around the world.