Lisa Marie Gomez
Lisa Marie is a San Antonio native and a first-generation college graduate. She believes in the power of young people, traveling outside her comfort zone and that every human being deserves dignity and respect. She holds a master’s in international peace studies from the International University of Japan and a bachelor’s in social justice, sustainable development and peace studies from the University of Redlands. As the VP: Youth Development and Restorative Justice, she guides the alignment associated with UP Partnership’s systems change networks and its 175+ institutional partners. Prior to joining UP Partnership, she served as the vice president of education and workforce development at the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.