MEET THE TEAM
Executive Director, Founder
As Executive Director, Founder, and Licensed Professional Engineer, Erin leads the Solidarity team as they implement humanitarian engineering projects to address displaced populations in need. Specializing in stormwater management, she holds both a B.A. and M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Drexel University and currently lives in Philadelphia, PA.
Development & Advocacy Director, Founder
Chloe is the key player in advocacy and program development, an expert at maintaining organizational relationships to ensure long-term project sustainability. She holds a B.A. in neuroscience and a B.S. in chemical & biological engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder. After spending three years helping lead the field team in Northern Mexico she now lives in NYC.
Miranda supports Solidarity’s program monitoring & evaluation as a WASH and GIS specialist. Prior to working for Solidarity, she was a Public Water Engineer at the Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources. She holds a B.S in Geological Engineering and Geoscience, M.S. in Global Environmental Engineering, as well as a certificate in Global Health. She is currently based in Boulder, CO.
Lead Construction Foreman - Reynosa
Jose Angel Melendez Cortez
Acting as the lead construction foreman, Pepe specializes logistics and project implementation of humanitarian initiatives in in Northern Mexico. His interdisciplinary background in construction and economics, as well as his collaborative contributions with local partners, make him an integral component of the field team.
Lead Field Engineer - Reynosa
Jose Adriano Alvarez Cuevas
As the lead field engineer, Jose supports the implementation of infrastructure and humanitarian engineering projects on-the-ground in Northern Mexico. He has a background in both mechanical and electrical engineering.
USAID Research Fellow
After completing a M.A. in sustainable emergency architecture, Andrea is now a USAID Research Fellow specializing in Shelter & Settlements. Her research focuses on the the impact which insufficient shelters and poorly organized refugee camps have on health and safety. Her data contributes to various ongoing Solidarity projects.
Marketing & Growth Consultant
Holly uses her background in product marketing and brand identity to advise Solidarity to outline initiatives and develop marketing strategies. She contributes to social media campaigns and web content creation. She is currently based in London.
Menstrual Health Project Coordinator
Kat supports all of Solidarity’s health initiatives by using her experience as a Registered Nurse in emergency room and rural contexts. She holds a Bachelor of Nursing, M.S. in Global Health, and is a graduate of an Advanced Critical Care Nursing program. She is the project coordinator for the menstrual health project.
Consultant & Translator
Karla Rosario is a paralegal specializing in immigration. With experience coordinating legal assistance projects at the US/Mexico border, Karla assists SE in response strategy and acts as the translator for organizational reports. She holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Temple University.