Alejandra Medrano joined TakeAction Minnesota in 2020. She was born and raised in Nicaragua and moved to Minnesota in 2019. She previously served as Director of Operations of AMOS Health & Hope, a Nicaraguan nonprofit organization that provides health services in marginalized rural and urban communities. She strengthened AMOS’s operational system to empower local leaders to improve health and well-being of their communities. She also expanded the human resource capacity of the organization, establishing a new department and developing a restorative culture in the workplace.
As Human Resources and Executive Manager, Alejandra works closely with the Director of Organizational Effectiveness to invest in our staff and build a healthy workplace culture.
Alejandra has an MBA from Indiana State University and is a graduate from Ave Maria University Latin American Campus. She is also trained in restorative circle facilitation and the use of arts for trauma healing.