Allyna Mota Melville Partnerships Associate
Allyna (she/her/hers) joined the Umoja in July 2019 through Northwestern's Public Interest Program fellowship.
She supports Umoja partner school districts, schools, and community organizations by linking them to professional development opportunities, Umoja curriculum, and other educational resources. A recent graduate of Northwestern University with a B.S. in Journalism, she is committed to supporting and empowering young people, especially in the realms of peer mental health and suicide prevention and allowing everyone the ability to tell their own story. Allyna is originally from California and is thrilled to be starting her professional career in the city of Chicago with Umoja!