Driven by an interest in community organizing and advocacy for educational equity, Sherlyn Galarza serves as Program Manager for Harris County. Prior to joining Leadership ISD, Sherlyn worked as a field organizer on Beto O’Rourke’s Senate campaign in Houston, Texas. Originally from Houston, Sherlyn attended Yale University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Post-graduation, she served as an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions at Yale, where she also managed ONEXYS, an ed tech hybrid learning summer program for incoming students. Sherlyn enjoys meditating outdoors, testing new recipes on family and friends, and reading nonfiction.