Nahir Torres, Hyams Foundation

TITLE: Program Officer for Teen Development

FOCUS AREAS: Teen education, positive youth development

CONTACT: 617-426-5600 ext. 312; ntorres@hyamsfoundation.org

PROFILE: Nahir Torres joined the Hyams Foundation in November 2012 as  program officer after working as a program associate for The Boston Foundation. Torres’ foundation bio shares:

Nahir Torres joined the Foundation in 2012 with a background in access to educational opportunities for Boston teens and positive youth development. Prior to coming to Hyams. she was a Program Officer for Education at The Boston Foundation (TBF), where she worked on TBF’s college completion portfolio including Success Boston and Achieving the Dream. Her previous positions were with the Boston Center for Adult Education and the Families First Parenting Programs. A graduate of the Boston Public Schools, Nahir received her B.A. degree from Wellesley College and a Master of Education from Harvard University. She serves on the Steering Committee for New England Latinos in Philanthropy and is a member of the national Youth Transitions Funders Group.