Gloria Alvarez has over 10 years of experience in philanthropy and specializes in connecting and convening the right people and resources to solve complex systemic problems.
She most recently worked as a Strategic Partnership Manager and as Senior Project Manager at Color Of Change and was tasked with managing day-to-day operations and initiatives of the President’s Office.
Gloria worked as an Alternative Responsible Officer and Operations Manager at Smaller Earth and International Cultural Homestay, where she served as the Department of State compliance liaison for 14 offices around Europe, the USA and Latin America. She is passionate about social justice and has represented Harvard, Tufts and Brandeis University service employees while working as a Contract and Grievance Enforcement Officer at 32BJ Service International Union. After the 2016 elections, she decided to move to New York where she worked on assisting undocumented people and DACA recipients while serving as the Queens Library’s Immigration Counselor.
Gloria graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a graduate degree in nonprofit leadership from Fordham University. During her free time, Gloria volunteers with adult and incarcerated youth at New York State prisons.