Youvanna Jimenez is a Program Associate in the Children, Families and Communities program. She works primarily with the Early Learning team to coordinate grantmaking, program operations, and strategy implementation. Youvanna recently moved to Hayward from Los Angeles, where she worked as a legal assistant supporting assisted reproduction clients as well as adoptive and birth families. Youvanna received her B.A. in Psychology and Chicano Studies from the University of California, Davis.
Outside of work, Youvanna enjoys hiking with her partner Shyam and their dog, Leo. She also enjoys reading, exploring national parks, and learning new languages.