Regina Da Silva

Program Coordinator, Global Ambassadors Program, Economic Empowerment & Entrepreneurship

Regina is the Program Coordinator for the Economic Empowerment & Entrepreneurship team, specifically serving the Global Ambassadors Program, a Vital Voices and Bank of America partnership to accelerate women’s leadership and economic empowerment throughout the world.

 Prior to joining VV, Regina served as a TEFL volunteer with the United States Peace Corps in Ecuador.  Aside from her primary role as a teacher, she led multiple secondary projects including work with gender equity through Let Girls Learn-GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) clubs and camps. She received her bachelors from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro having double majored in International and Global Studies with a concentration in Human Rights, and Communication Studies. She also double minored in Spanish and African American Diaspora Studies.  Regina is currently enrolled at George Washington University, where she is pursuing a Masters in International Development specializing in Social Enterprise, Entrepreneurship, and Private Sector Development.

 

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“When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” –Audre Lorde