Born in Mexico and raised in the South Bronx, Brenda prides herself on being a first-generation DACAmented immigrant. She graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University in 2019, with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Policy. Over the past two years, Brenda has worked with Eli Lilly and Company as an HR Business Associate, and currently sits at the HR International Business Unit supporting Eli Lilly’s Latin American affiliates. She serves as co-lead of the community outreach pillar to the company’s Latinx employee resource group, seeking to better engage talent with the community’s needs. She also serves on the planning committees of two mentorship programs for local Latinx/undocumented talent in Indiana.