Pamela Cervera is the Partnerships Associate at the Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program.Prior to joining Aspen, she was selected as a Washington, D.C. Corps Member for Teach for America, working to create socially-just schools for English language learners.
Pamela brings over ten years of experience in creating and funding successful programs in economic empowerment, education, civic participation, health, and technology for Hispanic communities across the nation. She has held various roles at major civil rights organizations, including the League of United Latin American Citizens, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Organizing for America, and UnidosUS.
She received a B.A. in American Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park and is a current Leadership for Educational Equity Fellow. Most recently, she was appointed by Mayor Muriel Bowser to serve as a Commissioner on the Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs. In 2019, she was a recipient of Prospanica’s “40 Under 40 Awards.” Pamela is a graduate of the Mujeres de HACE Leadership Program (Las Poderosas), a women’s leadership program geared to empower high-potential Latina professionals and serves on their local board. She has a passion for traveling and has visited over 25 countries and counting.