Sandra Luna

Retired Head of School, Julia Morgan School for Girls

Sandra Luna

Sandra Luna served as the Head of School at Julia Morgan School for Girls in Oakland for 12 years, as well as serving as academic dean for three years prior to that. She was the founding Head of School at Children’s Day School in San Francisco, working with a group of parents to transition the for-profit preschool to a non-profit, independent preschool through 8th grade school in 1996. She also served as Project Manager at The Link to Children, a non-profit organization that provides mental health services for families with young children from 2002-2006.

She has served on several boards, including the Center for the Childcare Workforce (CCW), a division of the American Federation of Teachers, where she represented childcare and preschool providers in the U.S. In addition to serving on the Career Girls Advisory Board, she currently is on the Advisory Board for the Daphne Muse Collection of Correspondence: Documenting Black Life and Culture Across the Diaspora (1898 to the Present).

Sandra received her B.A. and her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco.


Three things I have learned from Career Girls: “One, that women can do anything, two, never give up and three, we are strong, intelligent and we have the power to change the world by working in the fields that we are passionate about.” – Isobel, Student

“I really believe that people are all planted with the seed of I am here to do something great.” – Claudia Rinaldi, Career Girls Role Model