Yolanda has been working with micro-enterprise development for diverse communities in California, and Minnesota for the past 15 years. As the Greater Minnesota Rural Program Manager she provides capacity building for organizations, and technical assistance providers doing micro-enterprise development work in rural areas. She also provides a variety of training for LEDC partner’s clients. Yolanda brings innovation, and understanding of the industry to her work with LEDC.
Yolanda was born in California and is proud to call herself a “Chicana” of Mexican, and Native American descent.