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Ivette Olmeda

Ivette Olmeda

TDI Senior Fellow Worcester

Office: 617-330-2000

Mobile: 857-295-5314


Ivette joined MassDevelopment in 2018, serving as Fellow in Worcester's second TDI District (Main South) before her current promotion to Senior Fellow. Before MassDevelopment, she spent 12 years as a program manager for the Center for Women & Enterprise of Central Massachusetts, and co-founded ESCALA! Achieving Together, a consulting team dedicated to empowering women. In the Main South TDI District, she engaged and supported local businesses and property owners, organized Worcester's Main South Business Association, and developed strategic reuse plans for vacant sites to help Main South become a walkable and vibrant neighborhood. Ivette has served on the Executive Board at Adelante Worcester, the Latin American Business Organization, and she was recently appointed to the WooSox Latino Advisory Board (The Wepa's Team) at Polar Park. She is the recipient of a 2019 MassINC Gateway Cities Innovation Award. Ivette has a joint Master's degree in Business Administration and Community Development & Planning from Clark University.