Background & Experience
Grasshopper Mendoza is a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) who promotes universal design for healthier aging populations, and champions energy efficient, resilient, low impact and restorative development in Louisiana. She is an entrepreneur with a background in small business development, networking, civic engagement, and integrative design strategies.
As part of her emphasis on sustainable development, Grasshopper co-chairs the Louisiana Water Network, serves on the Board of Directors of USGBC Louisiana Chapter, on the Board of Advisors of the Building Resilience Workshop, and on the Steering Committee of Value Louisiana. She is also a Puentes Public Leaders Fellow, and a Louisiana Urban Forestry Council/Parkway Partners Citizen Forester.
Grasshopper was recognized as a CityBusiness Woman of the Year in 2009, a 2012 Social Change Film Festival & Institute Changemaker, a 2013 Global Green New Orleans honoree, and in 2015 was honored with the inaugural Water Challenge Champion award jointly presented by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, The Idea Village, and Propeller: A Force for Social Change.
B.S. Intl. Business, San Fransisco State University
ITESM Tec de Monterrey Queretaro, MX
Fellow, Institute for Environmental Communications, Loyola University of New Orleans
National Association of REALTORS, Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
Louisiana Realtors (LR)
Commercial Investment Division (CID)
Louisiana Commercial Database (LACDB)
United States Green Building Council National & State (USGBC)