Dr. Vanegas is a skilled consultant and engaging speaker who is committed to supporting organizations in their quest to create healthy and inclusive environments by sharing her expertise in the areas of assessment & evaluation, social justice, and psychology. She is passionate about amplifying the voices of individuals not typically heard through the use of inclusive data gathering methods.
She holds a Ph.D., in Counseling Psychology from University of California, Santa Barbara. As a scholar, she has co-authored several publications and presented her research on access & utilization patterns of social service programs among underserved communities at various professional conferences at the national and international level.
Dr. Vanegas facilitates professional development opportunities in the areas of program evaluation, DEI, and mental health. In the public sector, she helps organizations engage underserved communities, attract funding, and utilize their resources efficiently through her unique approach to program development. In the corporate arena, Dr. Vanegas utilizes her research expertise to help organizations improve their workplace culture.
In her off time, you can find her hiking or dancing as she believes in the power of finding joy in and outside of work.