Yadira DiSiena was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and raised in Los Angeles. She is the oldest of three sisters and the first in her family to graduate college.
Yadira graduated with a Bachelors in Sociology from California State University Northridge. After graduating, her true journey began. Yadira moved from Los Angeles to Menlo Park with her husband and 5 pets. Seeking the opportunity to work with her community, Yadira connected to the local Head Start program. Yadira was an Early Head Start Home Base Specialist in East Palo Alto, Belle Haven and Redwood City. She became familiarized with the local community agencies and partnered with them to support the families she served.
Yadira enjoyed serving the community she worked in so much that she eventually became a member of the Belle Haven community.