Dr. Lupita Fabregas received her Ph.D.in Agricultural Education and Leadership at Oklahoma State University in 2009. Her research areas include, program development, positive youth development and diversity and inclusion. Dr. Fabregas previously served as Director of the 4-H Center for Youth Development in California, where she led largest national 4-H initiative to reach Latino audiences, more than doubling Latino youth participation. She has received state and national awards related to her efforts to offer opportunities to all the youth. Lupita is the former national leader for the 4-H Latino Advisory Committee and the Epsilon Sigma Phi Latino Affinity Group.
Areas of Expertise
- Developing and strengthening environments for positive youth development
- Thriving environments for out-of-school time
- Volunteer development and management in non-profit organizations
- Research at HDFS