Gladys Bustos-Selfridge

Gladys Bustos-Selfridge

Gladys Bustos-Selfridge is a research associate at the Center for Research on the Regional Economy at UC San Diego Extension. She has led numerous outreach surveys, interviews, and focus group efforts. Selfridge has experience working with workforce agencies, education systems, high school districts, community colleges, and universities. She has spearheaded efforts to expose job seekers to careers in the manufacturing sector, collaborating with industry, workforce centers, educators, and other stakeholders. She made strong contributions to the South and East County Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) and has provided expertise to SANDAG for their 2012 Traded Industry Clusters in the San Diego Region report. She earned her bachelor’s degree at UC San Diego, graduating magna cum-laude.