Advancement Project Closing the Opportunity Gap

Alejandra Ramirez-Zarate

Executive Assistant

Alejandra Ramirez-Zarate currently serves as the Executive Assistant for the Educational Equity Department at Advancement Project. In this role, Alejandra provides technical and specialized executive level support and oversight on various projects for the Managing Director of Policy and Advocacy, as well as the Associate Director of Educational Equity. Prior to joining Advancement Project, Alejandra served as the Executive Assistant and Development and Communications Associate at YWCA of Glendale, where she helped to provide services to victims of Domestic Violence and Female Veterans. She coordinated day-to-day operations, social media campaigns, website design and maintenance, and executive level administrative support. As an advocate for immigrants’ rights and racial justice, Alejandra has participated in multiple platforms to help support DREAMERS as a mentor/tutor, as well as help increase community awareness of immigrant rights’ issues and fight for immigration reform. Born in Guatemala, Alejandra attended local schools in the San Fernando Valley and received her B.A. in Political Science with an emphasis in Law & Society at California State University, Northridge. Alejandra is happily married and enjoys traveling the world with her husband and children.