Senior Associate, Child Welfare Policy
Ms. Wondra is a Senior Associate working on child welfare and foster care policy, focusing on the intersection of child welfare and K-12 education, in Children Now’s Los Angeles office.
Prior to joining Children Now, she was Director of Programs at REACH LA, a nonprofit organization that engages and empowers LGBT youth of color by providing social and sexual health services using the visual and performing arts. She also served as Senior Research Associate at Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, where she worked on public policy issues related to child care, preschool, after-school programs, the juvenile justice system, and high school dropout prevention.
Ms. Wondra holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles and a BA in Sociology with a minor in Education from the University of California, Berkeley.