FOCUS Staff

Shalia Ford, Director, YLSL & Emerging Leaders

Director, Youth Leadership St.
Louis & Emerging Leaders

Tel: (314) 657-4021
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Shalia Ford

Shalia came to FOCUS in May 2017 from the YWCA Metro St. Louis, where she most recently served as Prevention Education Director. She brings more than 10 years of experience in nonprofit administration, program design and youth development.

Shalia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in African American Studies from the University of Minnesota as well as a Master of Business Administration from Fontbonne University. Shalia is also a graduate of Coro Women In Leadership – Class 52.

Shalia currently resides in St. Louis County with her husband and son.