Program Manager, STEAM
Zayda Valadez joined Foundation for a College Education in May 2019. Zayda is a first-generation college student. Zayda started college at Pacific University. Like several FCE students, Zayda transferred to Cañada College, where she is working on her Associate’s Degree with plans to transfer to SFSU to finish her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. Zayda calls East Palo Alto home and is looking forward to working directly in her community to support student success to and through college. She has been working and volunteering with youth since high school. Before joining FCE, Zayda served as Student Success Manager at BUILD.