Alma Zepeda 005
Milken Scholar 2008
Scholar Profile

Alma Zepeda

Elementary Education


Alma received her bachelor's degree in American Studies from Yale in the spring of 2012, where she was heavily involved in La Casa Cultural, a Latino organization on campus. In the fall of 2012, she began a two year commitment with Teach for America, where she was placed at a Burbank Elementary School in Houston, Texas. Following her completion of a masters degree in elementary education from Johns Hopkins, Alma returned to Los Angeles where she worked as Director of Operations at Libertas College Preparatory Charter School. Currently, Alma is a Consortium Fellow pursuing her MBA at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

High school:  Alexander Hamilton High School


College Year Degree
Yale University
New Haven, CT
2012 B.A. American Studies
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
2016 M.A. Elementary Education and Teaching
University of California - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
2025 MBA