Sara Espinosa Executive Director
Sara Espinosa is the Executive Director of the LCU Fund for Women’s Education. She is an accomplished non-profit executive with over 25 years of wide-ranging experience in foundations, community-based organizations, and government.
Prior to joining the LCU Fund in 2009, Espinosa served as Executive Director of Afterschool Works New York, a statewide membership organization that promotes quality services to children and families through credentialing, training and evaluation of school-age care providers and youth development professionals. Previously she established and led the Department of Children, Youth and Family Services for the City of Newburgh, New York where she successfully increased the scope and quality of city services for children, youth, families, and seniors.
Prior to relocating to New York in 2005, Espinosa co-founded and was Deputy Director of Community Learning, an office designed to advance educational equity through early learning programs, family support and partnership practices, extended learning opportunities and community engagement for the Seattle School District and City of Seattle.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in from the University of Oregon and a Certificate in Non-Profit Executive Leadership from the University of Washington Graduate School of Social Work. Sara lives in the Hudson Valley with her husband Gilbert where they are actively involved in animal rescue efforts and the local music scene.