Marisol Inzunza is interim program director for the Leading for Power and Change portfolio. She brings more than 17 years’ experience in philanthropy. Most recently, she was the Program Officer/Manager of Grants Operations and Evaluation for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, where she led a philanthropic portfolio of more than 400 grants, oversaw a $35 million annual budget and supported the areas of arts, culture, health and economic development. Prior to that, she worked as the Public Affairs Representative for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.
As a proud daughter of Mexican immigrants, Inzunza has a personal commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. She has chosen to serve marginalized communities because she knows firsthand the struggles low-income communities have with language, achieving equitable education and access to healthcare. Throughout her career, she has dedicated close to two decades of being an advocate for Native American communities and Inland Empire nonprofits.
Inzunza is a graduate of Cal State Los Angeles and earned a management certificate in tribal government administration from Claremont Graduate University.