Yanitsa Buendía de Llaca

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advisor

With a PhD in Religious Studies and expertise as a qualitative researcher, Yanitsa brings both theoretical and professional expertise to her role as the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advisor. Drawing on her background in higher education, her role is a collaborative effort to make People’s Self-Help Housing a more equitable workplace and community partner. Seeing the commitment of her fellow team members, Yanitsa is passionate about advancing equity in all aspects of the PSHH mission.

Originally from Mexico, Yanitsa loves the Central Coast and is proud to call herself a resident of San Luis Obispo. She enjoys traveling, writing fiction, knitting, and taking long walks with her husband and dog Atari.