Ecosistema Design LLC is a Latina-owned consulting business that seeks to build capacities in nonprofit leaders and in organizations to better serve communities of color in Colorado by building effective systems inspired by nature. We provide coaching services for executive leaders to design and live a life where they can thrive. We also assist organizations in developing strategy and ideal conditions to help women and historically excluded professionals thrive in modern workplaces. We work from the bottom up and from the top down.
Dr. Violeta García is a bilingual Latina executive with over 20 years of educational and adult training and facilitation expertise in P-20 education and in nonprofit organizations. She is the founder of Ecosistema Design LLC, a consulting firm dedicated to designing and building interconnected systems in the nonprofit space. Nationally and locally, Dr. García is a sought-after expert, as well as an influential connector who facilitates collaboration and partnerships among industry, education, and community stakeholders.
Dr. Garcia has served as director in multiple capacities. She has extensive experience designing programs and initiatives, logic models and evaluation plans for nonprofit organizations including Denver Public Schools Foundation, the Colorado Bioscience Institute, and The Women’s Foundation of Colorado as well as many other nonprofit organizations and educational institutions.
As a systems thinker, she loves disrupting outdated ways of thinking and believes that all learners, youth as well as adult learners and educators should have access to high-quality, culturally relevant, and culturally responsive learning experiences.
Dr. García earned her doctorate in Biological Education from the University of Northern Colorado with a minor in Applied Statistics and Research Methods. She earned her master’s in education from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her Bachelor of Science in Biological Science from the California State University at Fullerton.
Dr. García lives in Denver, CO with her children and partner. She loves spending time in nature, traveling, and enjoying time outdoors.