Lourdes is a journalist and holds a BS degree in Communications. She worked in several newspapers and PR firms in Lima, Peru. Because of her work in politics and social issues she has always been involved in philanthropic causes. After moving to the USA, she has published as a freelance writer for the newspaper Ahora Si! and also worked as a Hotel Management Consultant.
Lourdes started to volunteer at a young age and in Austin, she has served as a Board Member for local non-profits and organizations including Seton Hospitals where she was Editor in Chief of Brackenridge newsletter and People’s Community Clinic where she served as Vice Chair.
Lourdes is an award winning leader recognized by Excellence & Advancement Foundation with the Equity warrior award in the Non profit & Philanthropy category and by HABLA finalist in the community leader category. Currently, Lourdes serves as the Public Policy Chair for One Voice of Central Texas and she is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). When not writing she spends her free time traveling and dining out. and a Leadership Austin alumni.
Email Lourdes at LZuniga@flcct.org
Born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, Daryan Green moved to Austin in 2012, where she earned her B.A. in Sociology from Southwestern University. She works part-time for Bravely, a for-profit financial literacy platform for women in the Austin area, and is working towards Accredited Financial Counseling (AFC) certification. On her days off, you can catch her at her local haunts: Figure 8, El Caribe, and AFS Cinema.
Why FLCCT: Knowledge is power! I feel that to my core and volunteer with FLCCT to spread knowledge and empower my community. No matter one’s income, the best financial game plan includes the right tools and an encouraging teacher, guide, or friend to make the tough subjects manageable. I’m proud of FLCCT’s commitment to top-notch youth and adult education in our area.
Kylie Riebe was born and raised in Boise, Idaho, and graduated from Boise State University. After spending several years working for a FinTech company in her home town, she packed her bags and headed to Texas. Kylie currently works at Dimensional Fund Advisors, an $600B Investment Manager. As a Project Manager at DFA, she works with all departments in the company to drive firm-wide initiatives and facilitate the launch of new products. Kylie is passionate about improving the lives of those less fortunate, and she is particularly interested in improving the financial literacy of those in the greater Austin area. When she isn’t at work or helping out the community, she is usually on a restaurant patio with her fiancé and their dog Brixton.