Malka Borrego

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Malka Borrego is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Equitas Academy Charter Schools. The network was founded in 2009 and provides quality education with the mission of college graduation for all students in the Pico Union neighborhood of Los Angeles. She entered the teaching profession shortly after college graduation. She has worked in educational research at the UCLA Center for the Study of Evaluation (CRESST) and in the non-profit sector at the Long Beach YMCA as the Operations Director for an after-school literacy program. She was able to continue her interest in literacy with her work at Families in Schools as the Director of Family Literacy and provided leadership as the Executive Director for The Salvation Army-Alegria, an emergency, transitional, and permanent housing program for families with HIV/AIDS. Ms. Borrego entered the Building Excellent Schools Fellowship, a rigorous, yearlong training program in charter school management to successfully integrate her non-profit management and teaching experience. Ms. Borrego earned a BS in Sociology from Pomona College and an MA in Social Science from Stanford University's School of Education.

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