Vanesa is Food Tank’s Director of Operations. She has worked in non-profit operations, finance, and data management for more than a decade. Her passion is creating strong systems so that non-profits can more efficiently use their resources to do what they do best – make the world a better place. She has worked and volunteered in a variety of community-based organizations focused on educational equity, social justice, labor rights, digital equity, social support for persons living with HIV/AIDS, community history, and the arts. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Classics/Anthropology from New College of Florida and a Masters in Public Affairs with a Portfolio in Non-Profit and Philanthropic Studies from the University of Texas’ LBJ School of Public Affairs.