Tesfa | Uplift Family Services

Wassy Tesfa is executive director of Pacific Clinics Head Start. In this capacity, she oversees Pacific Clinics’ early education programs including Head Start, Early Head Start, Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships and state preschool. An advocate of early education, Tesfa sits on the board of directors for the Region 9 Head Start Association’s and co-chairs the public policy and government affairs committee.

She completed the Head Start Fellows Program in Washington, D.C. and earned a certificate in negotiation mastery from Harvard University. Tesfa received a master’s degree from Johannes Gutenberg University in Germany.