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Glenda Gonzalez
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Glenda Gonzalez

Forestry Program Manager

Glenda works with the Hispanic Access Foundation as the Forestry Program Manager. A dedicated environmentalist, Glenda has spent her career working nationally and internationally in protecting our natural resources while championing community-led solutions. She has several years of experience in grant-making serving as a Grants Officer at the Rotary Foundation and the Global FoodBanking Network. Her early years include working in a community-based conservation effort in Kwale, Kenya and serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Bolivia and Panama. She received her B.A. in International Relations and Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Why she works for Hispanic Access…

“I've dedicated my career to missions that connect with my deep sense of purpose and commitment to environmental and community-focused well-being. I work for the Hispanic Access Foundation because they provide an outlet for this passion while elevating and supporting the Latino community.”

In her spare time…

“I love to take long runs along the Chicago Lakefront Trail and take photos of the sunrise.”

Her favorite book…

“ I enjoy reading all genres of books so it is hard to pick just one! I recently read The Book of Hope by Douglas Abrams and loved Jane Goodall's wisdom and vision for the future.”

A person she finds inspirational…

“Both of my parents. They inspire me to keep growing and encourage me to always be myself.”

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Hispanic Access Foundation connects Latinos and others with partners and opportunities to improve lives and create an equitable society.

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