Delma coordinates the work of the Graduate! ABQ initiative, an adult-focused strategy in partnership with Workforce Connections aimed at supporting adults who want to pursue a college education. She manages the implementation of the project plan and supervision of the coaching staff. Prior to joining the Mission: Graduate team, Delma served as a Community Engagement Coordinator for Youth Development Inc. (YDI) at West Mesa High School. In that capacity she facilitated initial start-up, coordinated logistics, and implemented planning for quality projects and programs aligned to the community school model. Her work experience also includes product development and project coordination for Circles USA, a national organization that offers a unique relationship-based strategy for engaging the entire community to move from a focus on the management of poverty, to collaborative ownership of the solutions.