Brenda Quiroz Maday is an award-winning professional with over 20 years of designing and delivering capacity-building programs and facilitating national and organizational strategies across diverse sectors, including entrepreneurship, gender equality, health care, energy and environment, and education.
She joined the United Nations Foundation’s Digital Impact Alliance as the Sr. Manager for the Digital Principles Training. In this role, she develops a sustainable business model, and plans for DIAL’s accredited Digital Principles trainers piloted in Kenya.
Before DIAL, she led, managed, and strengthened complex multimillion-dollars programs as a contractor for the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Department of State, the International Finance Corporation, and the German Agency for International Cooperation.
She received a Chemical and Industrial Engineering degree from the Instituto Politecnico Nacional in her native Mexico, a Master of Business Administration from Georgetown University, and is currently working towards her Doctoral Degree in Education with Northeastern University (NEU). Also, at NEU, she is advising on the creation of the Venture Funding Program, an initiative of Northeastern’s Center for Research Innovation (CRI).