Executive Manager &
Assistant to CEO

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Danielle Rivas (Executive Manager & Assistant to the CEO)

Since joining YWCA of San Gabriel Valley in 2022, Danielle Rivas has been a pivotal member of the team, serving as the Executive Manager and Assistant to CEO Debra M. Ward, MPH. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Labor and Employment Relations from Penn State University, and a strong professional background in business administration and operations.

A passionate advocate for equity and justice, Danielle is a member of the YWCA-SGV Racial and Social Justice Taskforce, and serves as the lead staff coordinator of the annual Champions of Change Awards Luncheon. Beyond her professional endeavors, Danielle has a deep love for animals and has dedicated numerous years to working with animal rescue groups and fostering adoptable dogs.