Brenda joined WAEF in 2022 as the scholarship coordinator.
She was born and raised in Wenatchee, Washington. Brenda’s involvement in the tree fruit industry comes from an early age, having worked with both of her parents in local orchards and fruit warehouses. She was also a recipient of a WAEF scholarship during her undergraduate years.
Brenda received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Law, Societies & Justice from the University of Washington. She was the first person in her direct family to receive a bachelor’s degree and wants to inspire other students like herself to pursue higher education.
Some of Brenda’s hobbies include traveling, reading, going to concerts, road trips and spending time with friends and family.