Elia Polanco Mizquiz. Community Wellness Manager of Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans.
I have collaborated with various civil society organizations and Research centers such as: the center for the conservation and use of natural resources of the Tecnológico de Monterrey, World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, Conservación Internacional, Comunidad y Biodiversidad, Centro de Investigaciones del Noroeste , Pronatura Sonora, in different conservation projects for the Gulf of California. Since April 2006 I have been working at CEDO and have had the opportunity to collaborate in all the coordinations in: Coastal Conservation, in Wetland Research, in Education and Communication, in Fisheries in two regions: in the Upper Gulf as Manager for the three communities for the Environmental Impact Manifestation Project for riparian fishing and in the Corridor as Coordinator of Social Participation of the program of integral management of riparian fishing and I am currently Manager of Community Welfare of these two regions. I have a Bachelor of Informatics training, an expert in Geographic Information Systems and Database management, I have a Master of Science in Coastal Management and Environmental Impact Assessment from the Technological Institute of Guaymas. I am from Guaymas, Sonora, I have 21 years of happy marriage, I have three beautiful daughters, and as a good older sister of two, always a defender of the most vulnerable.