A vocalist and passionate advocate for social justice in arts education, Karlie Carbone serves as Program Manager. In her role she oversees programming and develops initiatives within YMF’s school programs, and also serves as a member and coordinator of our inaugural Equity, Diversity, Access and Inclusion (EDAI) Committee.
Prior to coming on with YMF in 2018, she taught preschool and worked in childcare in San Diego, while also pursuing continuing education credits in the field of Early Childhood Education. Karlie earned her B.A. from Loyola Marymount University, majoring in music with an emphasis in vocal studies. In her time as an undergraduate, she was also involved in service and social justice work through Ignatians Service Organization. As a vocalist Karlie has performed with the San Diego Master Chorale, as well as her alma mater’s community choir, and continues to sing professionally at several churches in West LA.
Always looking to learn and grow as an arts administrator, she is a member of the 2020 Art of Leadership cohort through the Los Angeles County Arts Ed Collective. Recently Karlie completed a Certificate in Social Emotional Arts through the UCLArts & Healing Initiative.