Claudia Medina

Claudia Medina (she/her/hers) has spent the last 30 years developing programs to enhance immigrant rights, gender equality and the nonprofit sector in New Mexico.  Medina co-founded in 2000 Enlace Comunitario (EC) and was its Executive Director for almost two decades.  EC is a non-profit in Albuquerque, New Mexico, dedicated to transforming the lives of immigrant women and children traumatized by domestic violence. 

She was also the Director of Community Health Initiatives of the University of New Mexico-Health Science Center from 2013 to 2017, during a hiatus from her work at Enlace.

In addition, Medina is one of the founders of El CENTRO de Igualdad y Derechos (The Center for Equality and Rights), Mujeres en Accion (Women in Action), and Plaza de Encuentro. These nonprofit organizations have increased economic, political, and social capital of thousands of Latino immigrant families in New Mexico.

Media is currently the CEO of Transformar, a consulting firm dedicated to motivate leaders and nonprofit organizations to master the art of possibility.

Medina has a Law Degree, an M.A. in Family Studies and an M.A. in Latin American Studies with a concentration in Community Planning. 

Medina has also been and continues to be part of several non-profit boards and task forces.