– Executive Team –

Alexandra-Emmanuelle Zagbayou
Executive Director

– Programming Team –

Elena Maina
Program Director

Derrick Beasley
Senior College Success Coordinator

Bianca Lambert
College Readiness and Success Coordinator


Michelle Norwood
Associate Director of High School
Restorative Practices Lead

Reko Daye
High School Program Coordinator

Bria Davenport
Middle School Program Coordinator

Daniela Sanchez
The Learning Center Coordinator

High School Advocates

After-school Instructors

Learning Center
Pod Leaders

Summer Academy Teachers

Volunteer Tutors

– Student and Family Support Services Team –

Ashley Peters
Director of Student and Family Support Services

Alex Turner
Learning Specialist

Andrea Rodriguez
Bilingual Families Advocate
Community Health Worker Coordinator


Cynthia Vargas
Community Health Worker


Carmen Valdez
Community Health Worker

– Evaluations and Research Team –

Radhika Deshmukh-McDiarmid
Director of Evaluations and Strategic Initiatives

– Business and Building Operations Team –

Amy Salo
Chief Operating Officer

Cameron Phillips
Operations and Facilities Manager

Karla Fernández
Program and Operations Coordinator

Abdullah Jones
WGPC Lead Custodian

Melvin Riley
WGPC Custodian

Yaquelin Tejada - Bilingual Receptionist

Yaquelin Tejada
WGPC Bilingual Receptionist 

– Business Finance Team –

Elena Dalsimer
Senior Finance and HR Manager


Danielle Evans
Grant Administration Intern

– Advancement Team –

Treat Harvey
Development Director

Connor Kirkpatrick
Development Associate 

Brandy Luce
Senior Marketing and Communications Manager

Ready to join our team?