Christine Olmeda joined The Children's Trust as a Research and Evaluation Analyst in 2019. She studied Chemical and Environmental Engineering at Penn State and worked as a process engineer before moving to South Sudan to work as a water engineer in partnership with local institutions. Observing the interconnectedness of community development initiatives across all sectors, she broadened her focus and obtained and Master of Arts in International Development from Eastern University. After returning to the United States, she transferred her technical skills in metrics and process improvement from rural water provision to housing initiatives through her work as the Outcomes and Systems Manager at ICCF in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Ms. Olmeda recently came back to South Florida to live closer to family and is excited to work for equitable outcomes for all children in Miami Dade at The Children’s Trust. Outside of her work with data, Ms. Olmeda enjoys getting to know new neighborhoods by walking with her rescue dog, Luna.