Educated as an Industrial Engineer and Masters of Education from the Monterrey Tec in Mexico. Brenda also holds a Diploma of Business Administration from UVIC, and a Diploma of Fine Arts at VISA where she graduated as a Valedictorian. Brenda brings to VISA her experience as a social media manager, her creativity as artist and practical thinking gained during her professional career and in her personal projects such as moving from one country to another. Brenda has served as treasurer in ANIDAR, a foundation in the south east of Mexico that assists low income kids with kidney affections. In Victoria she actively volunteers in various schools and is the Secretary of the PSG at St. Andrews Regional High School. She has also volunteered her time with the Yarrow collective during events with the Greater Victoria Art Gallery and the Fringe Festival.