Adriana Paz, M.S.C.I.S.

Senior Database Administrator, 2011–2021

To effectively utilize data in philanthropy we need to develop a culture of data, one that would balance the grantor-grantee power dynamics, and would generate data-driven strategies in ways that lead to measurable community impact.” – Adriana Paz

Adriana Paz served in multiple roles at the Johnson Center from 2011–2021, most recently as senior database administrator.

Previously, Adriana was director of projects at ASEINFO and managed a diverse IT team implementing human resources administration systems across South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Before that, as director of international technology communications, she led research and development strategies, policies, and plans for a privately funded web- and system-design initiative in St. Louis, Missouri, in partnership with Technical University of Sofia in Bulgaria.

Adriana is currently pursuing a postgraduate degree in applied artificial intelligence at Erasmus University in Brussels, Belgium. She earned a master’s degree in computer information systems from GVSU, and a bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, informatics, and computer science from Francisco Marroquín University in Guatemala City, Guatemala.