As project coordinator at Spark, Daniela Hernandez helps facilitate projects through coordination, handling logistics, organizing, research, and community engagement in a variety of setting. Ms. Hernandez has over six years of experience as a project manager working with diverse communities through planning and facilitation of community events, meetings, focus groups, interviews, as well as meeting language needs in the community. She has worked on a range of issues covering health disparities, childhood obesity, water conservation and emergency preparedness. At Spark she works on issues like juvenile justice, healthy schools, opportunity youth, community navigators helping meet their community’s basic human needs, and environmental resiliency.
Prior to joining Spark, Daniela worked with nonprofits, governmental agencies, and businesses, coordinating various social marketing campaigns, from proposal to evaluation. She also worked with the interpreting and translation community in Denver by recruiting qualified interpreters and translators, to coordinating services for victims of crime, helping parents at schools communicate better with teachers and administrators, and helping businesses market their product in the Spanish language.
Outside of her work at Spark she enjoys gardening, bike riding, and spending time with family, including her active five-year old who loves to learn and play.
Ms. Hernandez holds her Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs with a focus on Latin America from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a Master’s degree in Social Science with a focus in international studies from the University of Colorado at Denver.