Camila Velarde

Camila is the GEAR UP Education Specialist at Girls Inc of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. Working alongside of the School district of Philadelphia she provides critical early college awareness and support activities including mentoring, academic preparation, career exploration, and financial education to help girl access higher education and be ready for the real world.

Camila earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Visual Studies at Temple University. With a background in education and public service with Americorps, she is very excited to help girls feel confident and ready to take the next steps into higher education.

Outside of work, Camila enjoys going hiking, creating the perfect playlists for any mood, and create artwork with mixed media.