Ximena is a serial international development practitioner who is driven by her belief in innovation, collaboration and compassion as fundamental components for responding to our world’s contemporary development challenges and strengthening our global community. Born in Colombia and uprooted to U.S. soil, Ximena quickly realized how interconnected and complex our world was. This formed her passion for social impact, her entrepreneurial spirit and her desire for peace in her mother country.

Ximena is an expert in the  international development sector, with experience conducting a variety of consultancy reports, managing social change programs and carrying out research projects for NGOs worldwide. Ximena holds a B.S. in Business Administration Management and a dual M.A. in Public Administration and International Education Management.

In addition to serving as a member of Board of Advisors at Fundación E2E, Ximena is the Associate at Waldron HR in San Francisco, a consulting firm and trusted partner in leadership searches for organizations at the forefront of social impact – foundations, nonprofits, NGOs, impact investors, social enterprises, and CSR.