Diego GallonManager, Award Management, UNITED STATES United States
Diego joined IYF in 2022 as an Award Manager for the Award Management Unit. In 2009, he joined the U.S. Peace Corps, serving as a Small Business Development Advisor in Nicaragua. There, he trained secondary education teachers in a life skills and entrepreneurship curriculum for youth. Since then, he has supported global development and humanitarian assistance initiatives,
with a focus on Latin America. As a Paul D. Coverdell Fellow, he worked closely with higher education systems to support first generation college students in Chicago and remains engaged locally by mentoring high school seniors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Berry College and a Master of Science in International Public Service from DePaul University.