Alma Yates

Alma Yates, MSW

Education Program Manager


Alma Yates graduated from the Columbia University School of Social Work, where she specialized in Social Enterprise Administration, International Social Welfare and Services for Immigrants and Refugees. She completed her undergraduate degree in Anthropology at Santa Clara University. Prior to starting her graduate studies at Columbia University, she worked at Stanford University and the AIDS Research Institute at UCSF. Alma is a member of the CVP Executive Committee.

Alma was born and raised in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She is a former refugee who relocated to the US following the Bosnian War. She is an avid traveler, and some of her favorite destinations are East Africa, Southeast Asia, and Australia.

Certificate, 2022 - Leadership Development Program, University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine
2021 - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California San Francisco
Certificate, 2020 - Fostering Inclusion and Diversity, Yale School Of Management
MSW, 2019 - Social Work, Columbia University
BS, 2007 - Anthropology, Santa Clara University
Awards and Honors
DOM STAR Achievement Award, University of California San Francisco, 2020-2021