Elsy is a Program Associate at the Wallace Center where she provides project implementation support to the Wallace team. Elsy has over 22 years of experience supporting the implementation of projects in the international agricultural development sector. Back in her home country, El Salvador, she grew up on a small family-owned farm, where her family produced their own vegetables, corn, and raised chickens, pigs and cows. Owning their own livestock gave her and her family the opportunity to produce their own cheese and their own food. She has a passion for agricultural development work and is committed to supporting local farmers and locally produced food.