Delma coordinates the work of the Graduate! ABQ initiative, an adult-focused strategy in partnership with Workforce Connection aimed at supporting adults who want to pursue a college education. She manages the implementation of the project plan and supervision of the coaching staff.
Prior to joining the Mission: Graduate team, Delma served as a Community Engagement Coordinator for Youth Development Inc. (YDI) at West Mesa High School. In that capacity she facilitated initial start-up, coordinated logistics, and implemented planning for quality projects and programs aligned to the community school model. Her work experience also includes product development and project coordination for Circles USA, a national organization that offers a unique relationship-based strategy for engaging the entire community to move from a focus on the management of poverty, to collaborative ownership of the solutions.
Delma’s formal education includes a Bachelor’s in Management with a focus on Project Management. She enjoys merging project management methods with her passion for supporting community-driven strategies that have a positive impact for New Mexico families.