With great joy, Priscilla Lopez-Rios carries out the daily office operations in order to facilitate a smooth working and inspiring team environment. She joined the LA Promise Fund in August 2016 after graduating from UC Santa Cruz with a B.A in Global Information and Social Enterprise Studies. Lopez-Rios’s prior experience includes program coordinating, marketing, and capacity-building with much of her work and growth rooted in mission-based efforts and organizations.
Passionate about social entrepreneurship, ICT for development, and social justice (e.g., environment and education), she always strives to find and/or create opportunities to merge them. Hence, you will find her executing some of her visions, or helping others with their projects, in her spare time.
Favorite Book: The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
Hobbies: Trying new vegan/vegetarian recipes, spending time with my family and dogs, running the Green Treasury Project (greentreasury.org)
“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”- Malcolm X