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Vanessa Vela Lovelace
Program Officer

Vanessa Vela Lovelace joined the Weingart Foundation in 2016 as a Program Officer. She brings over 15 years of experience working in nonprofit organizations, with a focus on developing emerging leaders who build strong and inclusive communities. Prior to joining the Foundation, Vanessa served as Director of Programs at CDTech. She holds a master’s degree in public administration and public policy from the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy.

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