Daiana Lambrecht

Guest Blogger

Senior Director of Parent Leadership and Advocacy, Rocketship Public Schools

San Antonio, Texas

Daiana Lambrecht is Rocketship Public Schools’ Senior Director of Parent Leadership and Advocacy, a member of the DEI Council and part of the Network Executive Team. In this role, she leads community engagement and advocacy nationally and supports regions to develop and execute strategies that align with our values.

In addition, Daiana leads and supports the organization’s parent organizing and education advocacy across all regions. Daiana has served as an Education Organizer in San Jose with Rocketship in 2015 and 2016 before leaving to earn her Master’s Degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Since then, Daiana came back to Rocketship 2018.

Daiana also serves as coach for public narrative and organizing workshops with Marshall Ganz and the Leading Change Network for organizing groups across the U.S. and Latin America and is Leadership Coach & Strategist with Comunidad Connects. She has previously worked as a Coalition Organizer Lead with Achieve Hartford!, a program manager for Teach For China, and bilingual 5th teacher in San Antonio Independent School District as a Teach For America Corps Member. Daiana earned her undergraduate degree in history and Asian Studies from Penn State University.

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