Storytelling and development

Ingrid Alvarado
Director of Development

Since joining Leading Educators in 2013, Ingrid has developed national relationships to secure multi-year investments for the organization’s sustainability. Ingrid led the efforts to secure Leading Educators’ first federal, multi-million dollar grant; and has brought multiple new investors to the organization. Ingrid has also coached and trained regional team members in fundraising strategies and best practices. Before joining Leading Educators, Ingrid worked in development for over 10 years, primarily in higher education. Ingrid received her B.A. and M.B.A. from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, and is a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Leadership at the University of New Orleans. When not fundraising for Leading Educators’ national and regional initiatives, Ingrid is in Belize with her family.