Interim Director of Student Success

Doris is “West Philadelphia born and raised.” She is a proud graduate of Masterman High School and earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Drexel University.

Doris joined the YouthBuild team in 2014. Connecting students with needed resources and services is the primary focus of her role.  Doris believes that in order to impact the lives of young people you have to: connect before you correct; feel them out before you reel them in; and get involved in order to get the problem solved.

dspears@youthbuildphilly.org