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About Linda Smith

Linda Smith has a background in education, public health, business, solar energy, and community-sustainability, both in the corporate and nonprofit worlds. She has been connected to Guatemala since 1988. She earned an MBA and MA in Latin American Studies from UCLA, is fluent in Spanish and is learning Kaqchikel. Today, Linda is the Founder & Executive Director of Reading Village (www.readingvillage.org).
Latest Posts | By Linda Smith
The Power of Working with Boys and Girls, Together
2 years ago

The Power of Working with Boys and Girls, Together

The international development community is very focused on women and girls these days. And rightly so. Around the world, girls have been neglected and discriminated against, abused and worse for …
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Lessons We Learn From Measuring Social Fabric in Community Development
2 years ago

Lessons We Learn From Measuring Social Fabric in Community Development

Every international nonprofit has its own set of criteria for the communities and people they serve. Some look at demographic data and work perhaps with women or children, others look …
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