Clara Roa

Community Initiative Core Team; Partner Champion to Upward Scholars

Clara is originally from Bogota, Colombia. In 2002, Clara moved to the U.S. to pursue her Master’s degree at NYU. Clara has dedicated her career to the nonprofit sector and has worked at organizations addressing issues ranging from medical research to human services. At the personal level, Clara is a firm believer in the importance of giving back and is actively involved in her daughter’s school and several other projects. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, and german shepherd dog.