Elsa Esparza

Program Research Analyst

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Elsa supports the Children, Families, and Communities program as a program research analyst through UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business Philanthropy Fellowship. Elsa’s background is in nutrition policy research and anti-hunger advocacy, with the goal of increasing the reach of federal nutrition programs for eligible individuals and families. Prior to joining the Foundation, Elsa was a Sarah Samuels Public Health Fellow at the California Food Policy Advocates and a Global Food Initiative Fellow at the Nutrition Policy Institute. In all her roles, past and present, Elsa has been privileged to work alongside a dynamic community of changemakers who strive for equitable access to health and opportunity. Elsa is a Registered Dietitian and holds a Master of Public Health from UC Berkeley.