Galiana Fajardo Principal, Capacity Building Improving lives by investing capital and expertise Capacity Building Principal Galiana Fajardo provides program design and employer supports assistance to REDF’s portfolio organizations. In addition to leading a project to benchmark social enterprise characteristics and build a system-wide understanding of the field, Galiana is building a collection of innovative program designs that support employee retention and placement at REDF portfolio organizations. Additionally, she researches best practices to help low-income families achieve self-sufficiency and evaluates the viability of client organization business plans. Previous to REDF, Galiana worked with organizations to support low-income Bay Area residents gain financial stability. She holds a BA in International Development from U.C. Berkeley. In her free time, Galiana enjoys playing volleyball and exploring the Bay Area’s many eateries.