Nina Martinez, MNM, began serving in the nonprofit sector in 2007 advocating for victims of crime through The Center for Trauma & Resilience, where she also gained experience in social enterprise. She has completed various trainings in crisis intervention, victim advocacy, complex trauma, nonprofit development, leadership & human trafficking. In 2011, she began working with Street’s Hope, as Residential Staff & Program Director, where she was able to complete an entire restructuring of the organizational model and implement evidence based programming. In 2012, she began serving as Executive Director where she was able to utilize her knowledge of the sector in working with unique and under-served populations through ongoing program development and evaluation, fundraising, financial management, strategic planning and capacity building at a staff and leadership level. A bilingual native of Colorado, Nina holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from The University of Colorado and holds a Masters Degree in Nonprofit Management from Regis University. Nina is a graduate of 1-year leadership development programs with The Executive Directors of Color Institute, as well as The Nonprofit Leadership & Management Program through CRC. A 2017 Livingston Fellow, Nina recently transitioned into the role of Director of Special Projects with Street’s Hope and looks forward to remaining an advocate and supporter of this redemptive and powerful work that Street’s Hope is doing in our community.