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Alexis LlamasDirector of Youth Programs

As the Director of Youth Programs, Alexis Llamas works in partnership with the programs team to develop and deliver innovative leadership development programs for youth. Most recently an Associate Program Officer at the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, Alexis brings fourteen years of programming experience through data-driven program design, coordinating community resources and partnerships, and facilitating participant leadership and self-advocacy. 

What inspires you to work in leadership development?

My purpose to power high quality, equitable learning environments for young people, so that they can thrive and maximize their agency and voice. 

What’s your favorite leadership quote? 

“Learn to be quiet enough to hear the genuine within yourself so that you can hear it in others.” – Marian Wright Edelman

Where are we most likely to find you when you’re not at work?

Wandering around a neighborhood grocery store looking for snacks.