Vanessa Hernandez

Position title: Community Evaluation Team Member

Email: vhernandez22@wisc.edu

Vanessa Hernandez is a community-centered evaluation team member at the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Prior to joining the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Vanessa served for the nonprofit organization TECHO Colombia helping disadvantaged people solve their problems of housing, education, and employment.

She studied architecture at the University of Ibague in Colombia and received her master’s degree in Project Management from Pontificia Bolivariana University in Medellin. She has worked on many large urban and architectural projects in both the public and private sector in her city, Ibague.