Our advisory committee is a diverse roster of elected officials and former candidates across the country. This committee provides endorsed candidates with support, mentorship and a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s really like to run as a mama.
Prior to her 2019 election to the New Rochelle City Council, Yadira served as a New Rochelle Public Library Trustee, a member of the Lincoln Avenue Task Force, a planning committee member for the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, a member of the Task Force on Reducing Violence in the Lives of Children and Youth, board member of NewRo Runners, youth group leader at New Rochelle United Methodist Church and president of her homeowner’s association.
Yadira received her B.A. in History from St. Francis College and her law degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School. She practiced law for 8 years before she returned to school in order to obtain her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University. She is currently the Associate Dean for Student and Registration Services at Columbia Law School. In her free time, you will find Yadira running, reading and spending time with her wonderful family (husband and two school aged children).