Isabel Treidl is Chair of Young Professional at the Southern California Division. She is also chair of Education of the United Nations Association – Orange County Chapter Young Professionals. Isabel works with developmentally disabled people at NALAS ARF. In 2015, she attended the UNA annual meeting in Washington D.C where she represented the Orange County Chapter.
Since she was young, Isabel has been motivated by social issues and has worked to improve the quality of people’s lives. During college, she participated in several conferences, seminars and national publications that spearheaded the development of cheaper prosthetics to replace the knee. She worked with the Colombian Army to help veterans who had lost their limbs due to land mines. She won local and national awards for biomedical research and entrepreneurship. In 2008 she received a scholarship from the Inter-American Development Bank National Young Entrepreneurs Award for a cultural mission to China in order to enhance her entrepreneurial skills. In 2009 she started working as a consultant and developed projects for the Colombian Government and private companies, and became a member of In-Nove, a Latin American consulting firm.
Isabel Treidl has a Bachelor’s degree in Product Design Engineering, a Master’s in Business Administration, and currently is an administrator certified by the Community Care Licensing Division to work with developmentally disabled people in California.