Lesley Stevens

California Program Manager

Lesley has been an Educator with Girls Leadership since 2017 and is thrilled to be joining the Program Team as California Regional Manager.

Lesley received her B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Vermont and has worked in schools as a classroom teacher for the last 10 years. Prior to moving to the Bay Area, she worked at an All-Girls independent Middle School in Massachusetts where she supported teachers and students in the implementation of a social-emotional curriculum.

Throughout her career she has worked to provide students with a positive, supportive environment with a focus on curriculum and programs dedicated to their needs and growth. Lesley has worked extensively with fellow educators and leaders across the U.S. creating new ways to reach young people where they are and provide messages of self empowerment and strengthening emotional intelligence.

Lesley is a natural-born teacher with a positive spirit and passion for continual learning and growth. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, finding new beaches to explore, movies, and going to improv comedy shows.