Pia Bañez

Pia Bañez
Program Manager

As program manager, Pia collaborates on several of Community Partners’ strategic initiatives focusing on peer learning and knowledge sharing. She currently oversees key partnerships with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, which involves curricula development and contract management. She also provides program management to Transforming LA, a joint initiative with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health that aims to equip local nonprofit organizations with the capacity to provide preventative mental health services to the most vulnerable populations. With over 8 years of experience providing logistic oversight to learning events, Pia has contributed to the successful implementation of annual conferences for The California Wellness Foundation, leadership training seminars for The Annenberg Foundation as well as peer-learning convenings for the Kaiser HEAL and Thriving Schools initiatives. Pia received her bachelor’s degree in Public Health Sciences from the University of California, Irvine and recently earned her master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from California State University, Long Beach.