Meet the team
Gina Diez Barroso
MARIA DEL CARMEN BERNAL
Alina has worked for over 20 years in education and human resources development. She established and headed the e-learning system of the Mexican Diplomatic Academy, Instituto Matías Romero, and has taught several courses on International Relations in leading universities like ITESM and Universidad Iberoamericana. More recently, she led the office of teacher education for the use of educational technology at the Mexican Ministry of Education. Alina founded a non-profit organization devoted to breaching the digital gap that marginalizes senior citizens. She holds a BA degree on International Relations from El Colegio de México, and two master’s degrees, on International Policy Studies and Communication, from Stanford University.
She believes any kind of inequity can be fought through education as change resource and women play an important roll as catalysts in this process. She graduated from Communication Bachelor and Education Master Degree at National Autonomous University of Mexico. Her professional experience comprises teaching in different levels as well as labor competences training and assessment. Educational project management and pedagogy design in a variety of areas -such as health, human development, psychology- have become her specialty in both e-learning and face- to-face courses, due to her collaboration in institutions such as ITESM, Inca Rural & Scala Higher Education.
Chief Platform Officer
She has worked as Project Manager in different digital agencies in Mexico, coordinating software development projects and digital marketing strategies for national and international companies. She has been journalist and photographer in mass media. Currently, she is part of the non- governmental organization Libre Acceso A.C. for people with disabilities. Braille instructor, she is learning the Mexican Sign Language.
She has collaborated in various public and private education institutions. At the Universidad del Caribe, Cancún, she was in charge of the International Liaison department, achieving agreements of national and international academic mobility for academic exchange. In the same way, she started the continuous education area. As Head of the School Services Department, she specialized in processes of state and federal education regulations, as well as the certification of these. She has experience in the area of Human Capital collaborating in transnational companies such as Adecco, where she enhanced her commercial profile.
Her career has been developed in startups, by the hand of founders and directors, performing mainly in the areas of New Business and Public Relations, managing corporate accounts, as in the case of MVS Television: Cía Nestlé, Cervecería Modelo, El Palacio de Hierro, Liverpool and Grupo Posadas, among others. In BigFoot, intelligence to transform culture and markets, she managed to attract clients such as Microsoft, Cervecería Modelo and Nestlé. It is in Travelieer, where through the coordination of events she coincides with speakers, so she becomes familiar with the know-how for contracting conferences, which leads her to work at B+20 with Juan Alberto González.
Graphic Design Coordinator
Graphic designer, has experience in advertising agencies where she worked with important brands for brand activations, branding, etc. Lover of good design and aesthetics in all its presentations. Makeup artist by hobbie and now part of the graphic communication in Dalia Empower, her role is to take care of Dalia's image by communicating in the most creative and striking way the message we want to give. Caro believes faithfully in justice, honesty, empathy and in the power of women ... and of course that life´s always better with a dog.
Alliance and Special Projects Coordinator
Isabel has worked in e-commerce, publishing and politics for various startups and organizations. She studied fashion design at Studio Degli Abiti and her passion is to develop companies with high social value to address the vulnerability of humanity. Her objective is to obtain greater knowledge, developing leadership skills and teamwork, in companies with a purpose.
Research and Innovation Manager
Nicole has worked in public policy and social development nationally and internationally, in organizations including Fundación IDEA, The Hunger Project, and UNDP. She has a Master's in Public Administration from Columbia University focused on gender policy, and a Bachelor in International Relations from Universidad Iberoamericana. She has created strategies for organizations looking to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Additionally, she is part of the startup team of the Society for Gender Professionals.
Self-taught multidisciplinary artist. Proactive, with a natural sense for problem-solving in a creative and innovative way. Leader and teams coordinator focused on the continuous development of his collaborators and in the accomplishment of tasks on time and with high quality. His technical strengths are strongly displayed in the creation of digital animation, drawing, illustration, design, multimedia production, audio and video editing, as well as with innovative ideas and shaping key messages.
Sales and Customer Services Manager
María, Professional in Customer Services, Public Relations and Sales. She's passionate in providing customers with excellence standards, and always in the pursuit of exceeding their expectations. She holds a Bachelor in Business Administration and Interpreter English - Spanish. She has experience in the tourism sector, airlines, hotels and travel agencies, as well as in the hospital industry. She was ambassador of the Mexican Culture in the Up With People Group in U.S.A., Europe and The Soviet Union.
Guillermo has extensive experience in the public sector and has collaborated in different federal government departments, mainly developing institutional management actions. In the social development sector promoted actions of organized civil society through the development of community development projects, gender, human rights and work with groups in vulnerable situations. He coordinated the management control in the Undersecretariat of Population, Migration and Religious Affairs of the Ministry of the Interior, generating an efficient flow in the attention of institutional matters and citizen requests.
Administrative and Financial Assistant
She has collaborated with different companies such as El Palacio de Hierro, Santander, GinGroup and currently at Dalia Empower. She believes that in Dalia you can change the vision towards women and encourage them towards personal and professional growth.
Academic Deputy Director
Fernando is a senior learning strategist and consultant with over 14 years of learning and development (L&D) experience across many industries, including education, publishing and entertainment. He has a proven track record in building and scaling significant L&D solutions in a variety of applications (classroom, elearning, blended) for organizations in an end-to-end fashion, supporting change management initiatives, technology implementations, and program roll-outs. He holds a Master's Degree in Communication and a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations from the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Cristina has worked creating learning experiences in academic institutions for over 12 years. She is a specialist in training teachers and leading working teams. She holds a Bachelor´s Degree on Pedagogy and has studies in Argentina and Spain on several educational and coaching topics. Throughout her career, she has helped a lot of people find their life & work purpose through coaching experiences.
Chief Technology Officer
Before Dalia Empower, Alex was a CTO of Pop.Space, lead diferent initiatives like Moyo AI, Cloud Computing America, based in México. He's been involved in projects for enterprise costumers like Coca-Cola, General Motors, Pfizer,Honda, etc. He has been active in the open source projects contributing in various of them.
Ivana De Maria
Content Creator for New Generations
Ivana De Maria has a Bachelor in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Law from Boston University. She also completed studies at the Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland and at the Stella Adler Acting School in New York. Ivana specializes in storytelling, writing, producing, and acting. She has starred in, among others, LA PILOTO (Univision and Televisa) and is currently producing and starring in a series of independent films based on stories about inspiring women and producing series for Netflix and HBO. Ivana is a member of Visionary Women's Leadership Circle and Justice for Migrant Women; she is also the founder of StoryPlace, a social platform that promotes empathy through real life stories (to launch in late 2018).
Events and Customers Services Coordinator
Jorge is a professional with a wide experience in hospitality, events and communications. He holds a BA from Kendall College Chicago, along with previous studies in Switzerland, Spain, Germany and Mexico. He is drawn to multicultural environments, and speaks 5 languages. Throughout his professional development, Jorge has contributed with his expertise in diverse industries, ranging from hotels to luxury fashion to foreign Ministries, having taken part in several international high-level projects with renowned personalities and celebrities.
Media and Communications Manager
Journalist with a common sense in editorial, excellent communication and presentation skills, deep understanding in media relationships, leverage persuasive communication and relationship management talents to achieve consensus across all levels and organizational boundaries. Interacted with media and community members to promote the mission within the companies she's been part of.