Brenda is an award-winning humanitarian and expert in empowerment, leadership development, grass roots community organizing, education and developing disadvantaged families, children and their communities. Her career spans over 35 years of working with poverty communities, organizational, family, youth and community development. In 2008 she founded Lyle Consulting to provide organizational development, staff training for private foundations and non-profits, and human capital development work in the US and Mexico.
Brenda has served on numerous boards, was appointed to the Boulder Human Relationships Commission, and founded The Family Learning Center. A native of South Central Los Angeles, California, Brenda lives in Boulder, Colorado; she has three children, and three grandchildren. Favorite Quote: “Life is so much better when we work together.”