Tracie Gilstrap

Senior Associate Director of Programs

Tracie Gilstrap joined Youth INC in 2015 as Associate Director and is now Senior Associate Director of Celebration and BridgeFund programs. Tracie brings over 20 years of nonprofit experience in the youth development and organizing space as well as arts and culture. She has served as Program Officer at the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation, capacity-builder and an organizer when she served as Program Associate at the Ms. Foundation for Women. Tracie is Vice President of the governing board of New Hope for All Saints Lutheran church.

Tracie received her Bachelor’s degree at St. John’s University and is a candidate for a Master’s in Divinity at New York Theological Seminary.

Tracie is the mother of two beautiful girls who keep her active through soccer and in the performing and visual arts.

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