As Operations Coordinator, Geraldine makes sure the office is always running smoothly by providing key administrative support to the Technology, Finance, and HR teams. She is instrumental in developing new systems and processes that ensure office care and efficient daily operations.
Prior to joining the GIIN, Geraldine worked with migrant farm-working and English language learning students and families throughout Washington County, Oregon. She worked on programs that supported students obtaining their GED and in their first year of college, as well as collaborated towards initiatives that worked towards creating greater accessibility to higher education to underserved and undocumented students. While in Oregon, she also served on the advisory board for the Hillsboro Public Library.
Geraldine holds a B.A. in Sociology and Latin American/Latinx Studies from the University of California Santa Cruz, and a certificate in Labor Studies from the City University of New York School of Professional Studies. As a Salvadoran-American raised by immigrant parents in Los Angeles, California, Geraldine is a heritage Spanish speaker.