Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness
East Oakland Youth Development Center
A native of Oakland, California, Selena obtained her Bachelor’s in Human Services from Holy Names University in Oakland. She went on to spend several years leading elementary school enrichment programming with the City of Piedmont before transitioning to Northwestern University, where she earned a Master of Science in Learning and Organizational Change. After completing her graduate studies, Selena served as a management consultant for the Organization Transformation and Talent division of Deloitte Consulting where she worked with private and government sector clients to deliver large-scale change initiatives and contributed to internal diversity and inclusion efforts as an active member of the firm’s Black Employee Network (BEN) and Women’s Initiative (WIN). Selena currently serves as the Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness at the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC) where she attended programming as a youth. In this role, Selena has leveraged her multifaceted skill set to streamline operations across the organization and enhance program effectiveness through evidenced-based practices, with a focus on trauma informed care for youth of color.