Sonia Velázquez, Interim Executive Director

 

 

Sonia Velázquez joined the LFAOU Board of Directors in 2018 and in 2019 agreed to go on hiatus to become the Interim Executive Director in order to guide the organization and its staff through a period of transition following the retirement of its founder and executive director. Sonia has a career of more than 30 years in multiple aspects of human services program implementation, leadership, governance, management, and advocacy.  She is a native of Colombia and has worked extensively in the United States and internationally. Most recently she was the Executive Director of an international foundation based in Geneva, Switzerland. Her vision, multiple perspectives, and diverse experience will help ensure Literature for All of Us’ continued growth and development.