Associate Director of Operations
Angie Valencia is the Associate Director of Operations at the Global Resilience Institute. In this role, she manages the external outreach and the operations that support international engagement and communications of GRI resilience projects and programs. This includes the Global Resilience Research Network (GRRN) and the Distinguished Senior program. Angie provides oversight of the GRI marketing program design & execution and mentors a group of talented Undergraduate and Graduate students supporting that effort.
Angie has previously worked at C-space, a global customer collaboration agency where she supported client services operations and helped international brands in Latin America to drive customer insights as well as supported offline consumer insight projects in the U.S. Prior to this, Angie worked for a luxury distributor in Miami, Florida that helps to build the presence of luxury brands in Latin America and the Caribbean through innovative marketing and retailer support. Angie has over 15 years of experience in project/program management, market research, and business development support/lead for the private sector, non-profit and academia. A native Spanish speaker originally from Colombia, Valencia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Connecticut College in New London, CT.