Throughout 2021, United Way Young Leaders Society (YLS) is highlighting our members through a YLS Member Spotlight series that will connect you to their stories, professional expertise, and history with United Way of Santa Barbara County. YLS is a United Way affinity group that promotes philanthropy and volunteerism among young professionals in Santa Barbara County. YLS hosts professional development, networking, volunteer events, and fundraisers that support United Way.
Michelle Alferez is a Speech-Language Pathologist Graduate Student at Chapman University & UC Santa Barbara Alumni. Michelle is also a former United Way and Fun in the Sun staff member.
In the video interview below, Michelle shares about her professional career, her path to becoming a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, the clients that she serves, and how she first got involved with United Way and YLS.
Do you want to be featured in this YLS Member Spotlight Series? Click here to fill out our nomination form!