Valeria Cavazos

Director of Human Resources

Valeria CavazosValeria Cavazos is the director of human resources for the Carnegie Foundation, where she directs the planning, evaluation, and administration of the Foundation’s human resource policies, procedures, and benefit programs to ensure they are proactive, efficient, compliant, and exemplary of Carnegie’s core values and organizational culture.

Before joining the Foundation in 2015, Valeria managed human resources for Creative Commons as well as other non-profit organizations like MoveOn, Planned Parenthood, and ACORN. She also lived abroad for 3 years teaching English as a foreign language in South Korea's most underserved public schools.

A native of the Sunshine State, she holds a bachelors from the University of Florida, where she double-majored in political science and women’s studies.