Victoria Juarez Joins Santa Barbara Education Foundation’s Board of Directors
The Santa Barbara Education Foundation recently elected Victoria Juarez to its Board of Directors. With an extensive background in nonprofit leadership and a strong commitment to youth development, Juarez brings valuable expertise to the foundation.
Juarez’s experience in the nonprofit sector is extensive. She previously held the role of CEO at the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, where she played a pivotal role in supporting students’ pursuit of higher education. As the Executive Director of Girls Inc of Carpinteria, Juarez demonstrated her commitment to empowering young women and fostering their personal and academic growth.
Having previously served as a Santa Barbara Education Foundation board member from 2013 to 2020, Juarez deeply understands the foundation’s mission and impact on students and the community. She is actively involved as a Santa Barbara Unified parent, a volunteer at Adalente Charter School, and a member of SBEF’s Teacher Grants Committee.
With a Master of Public Administration in Public Policy and Administration from California State University, Long Beach, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the same institution, Juarez brings a strong educational foundation to her work. Her academic background complements her passion for improving educational outcomes and creating opportunities for youth.
The Santa Barbara Education Foundation promotes private support of Santa Barbara’s public education system, serving over 12,500 students in 19 schools. For more information, visit santabarbaraeducation.org.
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Santa Barbara Education Foundation (SBEF) provides and supports programs that enrich the academic, artistic, and personal development of all students in the Santa Barbara Unified School District.
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