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Meet The Mujeres Team

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Irma R. Muñoz

 

President / CEO

Irma R. Muñoz is the Founder/President of Mujeres de la Tierra – an avant-garde environmental non-profit focused on healing la Madre Tierra and re-defining the traditional “green” dialogue in Los Angeles, California.

 

She has served as Environmental Affairs Commissioner with the City of Los Angeles and currently serves as board member of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board. 

Paola was born in Guatemala, she has more than 10 years’ experience in the areas of data analysis, business administration and project management.

She graduated in Guatemala with a master’s degree in Business Administration. 

She brings expertise in finance and project management and has an interest in urban planning.

Paola Machan

Operations Manager

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Nichole Torres

Brand Coordinator

Nichole was born and raised in Wilmington, CA, and would grow up with an appreciation for animals and the environment. She would earn her degree in Communications with an emphasis in Journalism from California State University, Fullerton, and would gain experience in talking to individuals from all types of backgrounds.

 

Furthermore, Nichole has utilized her skills in writing, interviewing, and social media marketing to tell stories of importance. She hopes to continue to provide a voice for those who are subjected to silence.

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Meet The Mujeres Team

Irma R. Muñoz is the Founder/President of Mujeres de la Tierra – an avant-garde environmental non-profit focused on healing la Madre Tierra and re-defining the traditional “green” dialogue in Los Angeles, California.

 

She has served as Environmental Affairs Commissioner with the City of Los Angeles and currently serves as board member of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board. 

Paola was born in Guatemala, she has more than 10 years’ experience in the areas of data analysis, business administration and project management.

She graduated in Guatemala with a master’s degree in Business Administration. 

She brings expertise in finance and project management and has an interest in urban planning.

Paola Machan

Operations Manager

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Nichole Torres

Brand Coordinator

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Meet The Mujeres Team

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Irma R. Muñoz
President / CEO

Irma R. Muñoz is the Founder/President of Mujeres de la Tierra – a “culturally relevant”
environmental non-profit focused on healing la Madre Tierra and re-defining the
traditional “green” dialogue.
She has developed guidelines and approaches for effective community
engagement through using creative tools including “platicas” resulting in
impactful participation where members of the community are inspired to “lead”
and “own” issues in their neighborhood.

She believes that community engagement is about community listening. Listening
not just with our ears, but also with our eyes, head and heart.

For the past 11 years, she has served as a Governor’s appointee to the Los
Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board and is the City of Los Angeles
Mayor’s appointee to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy which provides
the opportunity to also serve on the Mountains Recreation Conservation
Authority.

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Rosa Bautista
Chief Advisor & Executive Operations Manager

Rosa Bautista is the Chief Advisor & Executive Operations Manager of Mujeres de La Tierra. Rosa was born in Mexico and raised in East Los Angeles. She comes with 30 years of experience in the environmental education field. She has extensive experience in school and community greening by planting and caring for trees in areas like Watts, Compton, South East LA and Sun Valley.

 

She wants to share with communities all open spaces around us and plant the "love of nature" in people's hearts. She embraces every community with “respect, amor y orgullo de la comunidad.” "Community building is relationship building. It needs care, respect and time to grow and after it gets that, it can bloom beautifully and change the whole community."

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Yuliza Navarro is the Engagement Specialist of Mujeres de La Tierra. She was born and raised in South East Los Angeles. Throughout her experiences in living in disadvantage communities. She pursued her goal of wanting to give back to her community. Hoping one day she will help many young Latinas(os) to thrive in higher education. 

Yuliza earned her Bachelors degree in Sociology: Social Inequality from UC, San Diego. With plans to pursue a Master's Degree in College Counseling and Secondary Counseling. She strives to help many students continue with higher education 

Yuliza Navarro
Engagement Specialist

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