CEO

Alejandra Y. Castillo, Esq.

Alejandra Y. CastilloAlejandra Y. Castillo serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of YWCA USA and its network of 210 associations serving 2.2. million women and girls around the country in 46 states and the District of Columbia. With over two decades of professional experience in Washington, D.C., she has served in senior leadership in two presidential administrations. Given her policy, legal and business expertise, Alejandra has worked in various public, private and non-profit settings. In 2014, Alejandra was appointed by the Obama Administration to serve as the national director of the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), becoming the first Hispanic-American woman to lead the agency, helping to secure financing and capital in excess of $19 billion and creating or retaining over 33,000 jobs.

We are delighted to unveil a new and improved website that reflects our bold, dynamic movement. We invite you to peruse the site to learn more about our work and how you can get involved. And doing so will be easier than ever with our improved navigation, mobile-friendly design, multi-language support and enhanced YWCA map. We are also proud to feature a quick escape safety feature in the upper right hand of the screen. We hope you like what you see!