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 employee 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 taught English for 3 years in South Korea's public schools and is an active member with the Northern California Human Resource Association (NCHRA) as well as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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.