Delia Mendoza (Guatemala)

Delia Mendoza is the Guatemala Programs Director of Mercado Global and has been working with the organization since 2007. Born and raised in San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala, Delia attended Rafael Landivar University in Guatemala City and obtained an undergraduate degree in Business Administration. Previous to her work with Mercado Global, Delia served for nearly six years as Finance Director for Puentes de Amistad – one of the largest microcredit organizations operating in Guatemala.

As Guatemala Programs Director, Delia coordinates the production and artisan training teams and supervises funding of educational and community development projects in Guatemala. In 2012 Delia was invited to present the work of the organization to Levi Strauss headquarters in San Francisco. Delia recently completed a certificate on Project Formulation and Implementation for NGO’s from the AECID (Spanish Agency for International Cooperation) – and is currently obtaining her master’s degree in Development Management from INAP (National Institute of Public Administration) in Guatemala City.