Daisy A. Maldonado

Coordinator, Empowerment Congress

Daisy A. Maldonado, MA, is the Coordinator of Empowerment Congress of Doña Ana County.  She is an experienced educator, advocate, facilitator and administrative development professional. She possesses 12 years of experience in working with educational, non-profit and community engagement initiatives. Maldonado joined the Empowerment Congress in 2018 as its Coordinator, where she develops its community leadership curriculum, community organizing campaigns, and the EC’s organizational design structure.  As a resident of the Southern New Mexico and Doña Ana County for 15 years, she has been an advocate for community programs, policies and organizations that put people at their center and shift power to those most impacted by oppressive systems. She is a graduate of New Mexico State University where she earned Bachelor’s degrees in both Communication Studies and Government followed by a Master’s Degree in Economics with a minor in Applied Statistics.