College of Marin workforce dean wins North Bay Women in Business award
Alina Varona, dean for workforce development and career education at College of Marin, is a winner of North Bay Business Journal’s 2021 Women in Business Awards.
Tell us about yourself and your company: Alina Varona joined College of Marin as their Dean of Workforce Development and Career Education in July 2020. Dean Varona manages career education programs spanning from Automotive Technology to Allied Health and Multimedia Design.
She works closely with regional and county agencies, community-based organizations, and local industry members to ensure the College remains responsive to the existing and emerging employment and training demands. Varona has been working in education for nearly 15 years, specializing in career education, career pathways, and dual enrollment.
Most recently, she was the associate dean of Career Pathways and the Strong Workforce Program at City…