Associate Director, Program and Partnerships

Noemi Almodovar Venkatraj

Noemi oversees the implementation of the CareerWise DC youth apprenticeship program in partnership with DC schools and employers. Before joining CityWorks DC in 2019, she worked with CareerWise Colorado to develop a strong foundation for a youth apprenticeship system in six school districts across the state. Noemi previously managed a national effort to galvanize college students across 61 campuses to address food insecurity and food waste during her time at DC Central Kitchen. Noemi began her career at Operation HOPE where she helped pilot a youth entrepreneurship training program at her home high school and managed a financial literacy program in Denver. Outside of work, Noemi is a certified yoga instructor and can be found planning her next trip, hanging out on the nearest body of water, or trying new recipes.