Meet the Chamber Staff

Johana Garcia

Senior Coordinator, Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development
213.580.7580, click to send message

Johana Garcia, plans and implements the jobs skills workshops, work readiness certification, and train the trainer trainings, of the LA Youth at Work program. Prior to joining UNITE- LA, she worked at the UCLA YouthSource Center, as Academic Coordinator from 2015-2016, where she created educational, college and career readiness curriculum for out of school youth and High School Seniors.  From 2008 to 2013, Johana worked at the Young Adult Borough Center (YABC) in New York City as youth advisor and college counselor. At YABC, she provided individual, college and career counseling to over aged, under credited high school students to ensure they graduate and continue their education.   Johana, serves as a mentor, at Girls Today Women Tomorrow. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Latin American studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.


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