Mayra Alvarez

President, The Children's Partnerships

Mayra E. Alvarez is President of The Children’s Partnership, a nonprofit children’s advocacy organization committed to giving every child, no matter their background, the resources  and opportunities they need for a bright future.. Under her leadership, TCP is building strong community partnerships, conducting forward-looking research, and advancing informed policy that betters the health and well-being of underserved children in California. She combines her decade of experience in health care policy and community outreach with her personal conviction that every child and family should have the opportunity and resources to pursue their dreams.

Mayra came to TCP after a several-year set of assignments at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She was most recently the Director of the State Exchange Group for the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at the US Department of Health and Human Services. In this role, Mayra led a team responsible for supporting states in the establishment of Health Insurance Marketplaces, including State-Based Marketplaces, State Partnership Marketplaces, and Federally Facilitated Marketplaces.