Alma Yates, MSW

Education Program Manager

Alma Yates, MSW is BHHI’s Education Program Manager. In this role, Alma coordinates predoctoral and postdoctoral activities. Prior to joining BHHI, she worked at the University of California San Francisco, including the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, AIDS Research Institute and Stanford University.

Alma received her master’s degree from the Columbia University School of Social Work in New York City, with a focus on Social Enterprise Administration, International Social Welfare, and Services for Immigrants and Refugees. She is also a graduate of Santa Clara University, where she earned her BS in Anthropology. Alma is a former refugee from Bosnia and Herzegovina who relocated to the United States following the Bosnian War.
Teaching Certificate, 12/2023 - , UCSF
Certificate, 2022 - Leadership Development Program, University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine
2021 - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California San Francisco
Certificate, 2020 - Fostering Inclusion and Diversity, Yale School Of Management
MSW, 2019 - Social Work, Columbia University
BS, 2007 - Anthropology, Santa Clara University
Honors and Awards
  • SPOT Award, University of California San Francisco, 2023
  • DOM STAR Achievement Award, University of California San Francisco, 2020-2021