IDCE Students Profiles

Adriana Gallardo (CDP/MBA '2013)
IDCE Fellow

Adriana Gallardo (USA) Graduated from the University of San Diego with a B.A. in International Relations and Spanish. She served as a Jesuit Volunteer International in Managua, Nicaragua for two years where she assisted at an orphanage working with children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities. During the last three years, she worked at Bayside Community Center, a community based organization in San Diego where she bridged neighborhood outreach opportunities and engaged senior citizen and immigrant residents with the Census 2010, San Diego's Regional Transportation Plan 2050, among other efforts. Her research interests include, social equity, income generating opportunities, and how to create sustainable models of social entrepreneurship and community development efforts in low-income communities.