Yadira Caballero is of the Lók’aa’ Dine’é (Reed People Clan) born for the Naakaii (Mexican). Her maternal grandfather’s clan is Naasht'ézhí Tábąąhá (Zuni Edge Water Clan) and her paternal grandfather is Naakaii (Mexican). Caballero's maternal family is from Yaaitiin on the Navajo Nation and her paternal family is from Guanajuato, Mexico.
Yadira joined the Confluencenter team as a Program Coordinator Senior in September 2018 where she manages office personnel, coordinates programs and activities, manages budgets and expenses, and oversees daily operations. She previously worked as a Program Coordinator for the Office of Academic Affairs’ Faculty Center, and as a Research Program Coordinator for the Udall Center’s Native Nations Institute. Yadira has a B.S. in Agribusiness Economics & Management from the University of Arizona and M.J. in Jurisprudence in Indian Law from the University of Tulsa.