Originally from a rural community in Mexico, Razón has spent most of her life in the San Francisco Bay Area. Nora graduated from San Francisco State University in 2008 with a B.A. in Ethnic Studies and Sociology and is a proud alumnus of the Ravenswood City School District, located in East Palo Alto. Nora Razón has worked in philanthropic, education, health, economic development, and community-organizing roles. Throughout her career, Nora has sought opportunities to develop practices and programs that deeply and authentically engage adults and young people in the change they envision for their schools, organizations, families, and their community.