As WestEd’s Associate Director, Events & Digital Media, Danny Torres is the host of WestEd’s Leading Voices Podcast Series and is responsible for developing and implementing WestEd’s agency-level conference strategy and overseeing virtual event programming. He focuses on increasing event-related awareness through collaborative cross-channel promotion using email, Web, and social media formats. He is also responsible for enhancing knowledge sharing through video, audio, and other digital media formats.
Additionally, Torres continues to oversee WestEd’s publishing effort and systems, manage agency journal subscriptions, and advise on research dissemination strategies.
Prior to joining WestEd’s staff, Torres managed retail bookstores and worked as a Title I reading tutor and as a tutor in a group home for adolescents.
He received a BA in English from California State University, Long Beach.