Lorena Vázquez Ordaz
Country Director, Mexico
Lorena is the Country Director of THP-Mexico and our respected leader, who always demands the team go the extra mile, show creativity and respect deadlines.
Lorena has 22 years of professional experience in the social and private sectors. She has been with THP-Mexico for 15 years as an investor, a volunteer, staff, and since 2004, as Country Director. She is currently an advisor to the National Crusade Against Hunger, to the Civil Society Consultative Board CONSOC, and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). She has previously sat on citizens’ consultative committees for several official organizations for development (SEDESOL, COMPLADEM, Consejo Técnico de la Ley de Fomento, Consejo Técnico de Iniciativa México).
In the private sector, she worked for seven years in the IT sector and as a consultant for the financial sector in Mexico and the United States. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Systems Management from the Tec de Monterrey; she holds specialized diplomas in Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law from Stanford; and specialized diplomas in Social Development, Poverty, Gender and Politics from the Tec de Monterrey and FLACSO. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in International Cooperation and Development.
“Joining THP-Mexico has given me the opportunity to find my life mission, be at service for creating a better, equal, just and peaceful world for everyone and to learning to love Mexico even more”.