Verónica Vazquez Ugalde is a Program Associate at Empatico. Before joining the Empatico team, she worked in nonprofit evaluation with ImpactMatters (now part of Charity Navigator) estimating the social impact of a wide variety of domestic and international nonprofits. In 2019, she joined Empatico to help expand its evidence of impact and create accessible, evidence-based resources and experiences to foster empathy in children and adults. In her current work, Verónica continually leverages education and psychology research to design student programs and adult learning opportunities that can positively impact the lives of youth and educators around the world. In addition to pushing Empatico’s assessment efforts forward, she led the creation of Empatico’s professional development courses and is currently working on implementing new teacher training opportunities into Empatico’s programs.
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