PROGRAM MANAGER - RESIDENT TEACHING ARTIST
415-974-5554, ext. 7268
Kirah has spent over 15 years in social services, working in youth and family services, on both the east and west coasts and holds a Masters in Nonprofit Management from USF. She has served as Program Director and Director with many youth-serving non-profits including Larkin Street Youth Services, First Five of California, Project Avary, Junior Achievement, and the Boys and Girls Club. Kirah also served in the US Peace Corps as a volunteer, teaching grades K-12. She also founded her own bilingual Spanish preschool and is a mom of three boys.
In addition to her role as the Program Operations Manager, she has been a lead dance and music teaching artist for YANC for over eight years, working with grades TK-6. Kirah is also member of Phoenix Azul, an Afro-Cuban salsa team based in Oakland.