Pierina is an International Development specialist with over six years of experience assisting social sector organizations in the fields of economic growth, education and public health in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas. She has supported foundations, nonprofits and government agencies through technical, operational and financial support, as well as evaluation, strategy development and capacity building services. Pierina holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from ITESO University in Guadalajara and a Master’s degree in International Development from the University of Birmingham in England. Pierina is a native of Mexico and speaks Spanish, English and French.
At The Trust for the Americas, Pierina manages POETA (Partnership for Economic Opportunities through Technology in the Americas) YouthSpark in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Dominican Republic.