Daniela is an East Los Angeles native who relocated to the Coachella Valley with her family 10 years ago. Daniela received her bachelor’s in psychology from the University of California, Riverside, and is currently pursuing her Master of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Redlands. Working with Alianza has been empowering and fulfilling for Daniela. She enjoys building connections and hearing everyone’s individual stories, and loves that she gets to work with great students, parents, and community members.
Daniela worked as a behavioral therapist for four years and volunteered at Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine for five years before transitioning to non-profit work after realizing she wanted to be more proactive and available to her community. Daniela is a mother to a little girl who she hopes to love, encourage, and support to pursue her own path and dreams.