Zasha Villa Cardoso

In 2020, Zasha joined the Center on Youth Justice as an operations associate. As part of her role, Zasha oversees center-wide administration, budget, and event management; develops and implements systems and processes; and, assists building out the Restoring Promise Initiative’s network and campaigns. Previously, she worked on the Center on Victimization as center coordinator.

Prior to joining Vera in July 2018, Zasha worked as a residential counselor shift leader in direct care services at Carrier Clinic, a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare system located in New Jersey specializing in psychiatric and addiction treatment. She also ran her own business as a social media and events consultant for private clients. Zasha earned her bachelor’s degree in gender & sexuality studies and anthropology from New York University.