Diaspora Summit Organizer
Moderator of Panel: "Understanding the Puerto Rican Debt"
Eduardo is a tireless advocate for Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rico based in Washington, DC. His natural ability to connect with others allows him to work in teams effectively, and his organizational skills ensure that plans come to fruition. Currently, he is focusing his efforts on promoting Puerto Rico's economic development, social justice, and environmental conservation.
He is a Co-founder of the successful initiative Tertulias Por La Patria, a knowledge exchange forum that hosts moderated discussions with expert panelists every month to increase awareness and education of Puerto Rican issues. In addition, he is one of the organizers of the Puerto Rican Diaspora Summit – Washington DC, which hosts over 250 participants with over five panels on various topics about Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans. He also serves on several boards of organizations that focus on philanthropic initiatives, advocacy, community engagement, and resiliency for Puerto Rico.
He was born and raised in San Juan and is a proud graduate of the University of Puerto Rico. He started his career as a consultant for a Big 4 consulting firm where he specialized in financial systems and accounting integration, strategy, and significant transformations through technology and process reengineering. He also has extensive knowledge working with non-profits in the DC Metropolitan Area.
In his free time, he is an avid sailor. He fell in love with the sport, and he became a sailing instructor certified by the American Sailing Association and has held several leadership positions at DC's premier sailing club, Pentagon Sailing Club (PSC) where he served as Commodore (president) for several years. He also serves as council president at Hope Lutheran Church in Annandale. He resides in Alexandria, Virginia, with the rest of the Conde Clan - his two boys, wife and mother.