Champions of Change

Jessenia Alcantara

Prior to serving as Program Coordinator for iMentor, Jess was the founding Chapter Director for the Strong Women, Strong Girls (SWSG), Florida International University chapter, guiding a cohort of college women to mentor over 200 elementary school girls across Miami Dade County. She was a Behavior Therapist for the Children’s Health and Educational Management Center in South Miami providing behavior therapy for children with Autism and related disorders. She was also the first AmeriCorps Full-time Service Member for the South Florida Office, where she coordinated and developed several programs including the Mentor2Mentor and Parent Engagement program. She is a graduate of Florida International University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Behavior Analysis.

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