Chief Program Officer
Young Women’s Preparatory Network
Karla is Chief Program Officer for the Young Women’s Preparatory Network, bringing her education and non-profit background to the network. Previously, she served as Chief Program Officer at Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas where she oversaw the program delivery for more than 1,000 girls at four Girls Inc. centers and other locations. She helped increase the number of girls served by more than 40% with innovative outreach and program delivery methods. Loya-Stack has also taught in The Public Schools of Brookline, Massachusetts, as an elementary world language teacher, where she supported the development of curriculum and cultural resources, mentored new teachers and served as a lead teacher in her school. She served as a member of the National Girls Inc. Latina Initiative Pilot and Eureka! Summit Planning Committee to ensuring Latinas are exposed to STEM careers. She has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Boston College.