Program Officer, College Success
Angela Sanchez oversees grants that increase college persistence, two-year transfer and bachelor degree completion for students from underrepresented backgrounds. Angela is also the co-chair for Grantmakers for Education’s Postsecondary Access and Attainment (PSA2) Group, which provides collaborative learning opportunities for funders in postsecondary education nationwide. Prior to ECMC Foundation, Angela worked in student affairs at the University of California, Los Angeles, where she leveraged her background in student program development and assessment to support Alumni Diversity Programs and the Graduate Student Resource Center. Outside of ECMC Foundation, Angela serves on the board of directors for the Los Angeles-based nonprofit School on Wheels, Inc., which provides academic support to K-12 students experiencing homelessness. On the subject of family homelessness, Angela has guest lectured at USC’s Price School of Public Policy and also written a children’s picture book series.
Angela earned her MA in education with a focus in student affairs and a BA in history from the University of California, Los Angeles.