Pascale Wagner has lived in Guatemala and worked with Mayan populations for over 20 years. She serves as Global Communities’ Country Director in Guatemala. In her role as the Country Director, Pascale is responsible for the direction, coordination, and management of Global Communities diversified program portfolio in Guatemala, which includes integrated sexual and reproductive health; maternal, newborn, and child health; food security; education, disaster risk mitigation and capacity building for indigenous local community-based and development organizations.
Since 2010, Pascale began successfully implementing a McGovern Dole Food for Education program with a multi-sectoral staff in Huehuetenango. The program is in its final phase and shows progress towards the sustainability of school feeding, hygiene, and improvement to the quality and results of education.
Pascale was directly involved in the response after the Haiti earthquake. She oversees a diversified program portfolio, which currently includes an urban upgrading program in peri-urban areas in Guatemala, an Emergency Food Security Program, a Covid-19 Response, and an initiative for the empowerment of women and adolescents. Pascale holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Science and postgraduate diplomas in Community and Grassroots organizations development and sustainability. She is fluent in French, English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole.