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Martha De La Torre 

Finance Director

Martha De La Torre received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, Law & Society from the University of California Irvine, and her Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Southern California with a focus on nonprofit administration. Having previously worked for the Los Angeles County Probation Department with the juvenile population, she is dedicated to helping youth follow a course that will help them thrive and be successful in reaching their goals. She has been working with YRTTF from the very beginning, starting as a volunteer and now as our Director of Programs. She is dedicated to serving her community and to accomplishing her goals of helping youth and women be empowered to create a better future for all. 


Naomi Howansky

Operations Director

Naomi is a singer-songwriter and youth advocate from Long Beach, CA. She received her undergraduate communication studies degree at California State University-Long Beach. She is passionate about serving her community and providing opportunities for youth. With an impressive background in music production and songwriting, Naomi works with dozens of young independent artists worldwide through hook writing, toplining, features, vocal recording, etc. She has helped many talented youth create their first song and record in a music studio for the first time. Naomi continues to exercise her passion by working closely with YRTTF. 

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Esther Choi

Associate Director

Esther is a long-standing marketing and creative professional from multiple sectors, but most importantly, higher-education. The value of education on one's life is limitless, and the positive impact has no boundaries. Knowing this struck a deep passion in her for advocating learning opportunities for youth in their most tender stages of becoming an adult. Joining YRTTF has given her the platform to dedicate her time and skills to giving back to the community, serving and empowering the youth who will one day be our future leaders.

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