Meet the Young Women’s Leadership Development team
National Network of Presbyterian College Women, Field Staff
Originally from a central Michigan, I first became connected to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) while studying at a women’s college in Pittsburgh. Despite having a degree in graphic design and media arts, I have always worked in relational ministry. In addition to my work with NNPCW, I also serve as the director of youth ministries for Shadyside Presbyterian Church. When I am not working, I love taking part in activist opportunities centered on women and girls’ empowerment, poverty eradication, and promoting fair trade. I also love to dance, bake, watch movies and travel.
Alexandra Zareth Canales Gonzalez
Racial Ethnic Young Women Together with Young Women’s Leadership Development, Field Staff
Committed to empowering communities in need, Alexandra has served in the violence prevention/ intervention field for over a decade, in hospitals as a chaplain, and is the co-founder of the Trenton Teen Leadership Corps and Mujeres en Victoria. With a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from St. Mary's University and a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, Alexandra also serves full time as Project Director with Esperanza’s National Programs.