Varina Bleil joined TMCC in 2021 and brings extensive knowledge and experience leading non-profit organizations supporting the wellbeing of underserved communities, as well as a diverse Los Angeles. Prior to TMCC, she was the Deputy Director at United Friends of the Children, and Executive Director at the Los Feliz Charter School for the Arts, American Youth Symphony, and Inside Out Community Arts.
Varina received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas and an M.Ed. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she worked closely with the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations. In addition, Varina is a graduate of the Annenberg Alchemy and Alchemy Plus, Southern California Leadership Network’s: Leadership LA, Executive Service Corp’s: Executive Directors Leadership Institute and Developing Development, Courage to Lead, and the Stanford Executive Program for Non-profit Leaders.