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Alexandra Torres Galancid

 

Executive Director

Alexandra Torres Galancid has served as Executive Director of Women In Non Traditional Employment Roles (W.I.N.T.E.R.) since 2003. In that capacity she has led a transformation of W.I.N.T.E.R. to become more mission-driven and quality-focused. The agency’s emphasis is now on performing the highest quality work to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve access to high-wage non-traditional employment for women and youth. Before taking the reins at W.I.N.T.E.R., Ms. Torres Galancid directed several Los Angeles non-profit organizations, dealing with family violence prevention, self-sufficiency programs and women’s health services. Ms. Torres Galancid participates and makes recommendations to advisory boards and committees at the County, State and National level to improve rules and regulations governing labor wage, local hire and project labor agreements policies and program development impacting women’s rights, and non-traditional training and education for women in low-income communities. She is a graduate of UCLA and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish.