As a scholarships officer, Evelyn partners with a portfolio of donors to create and operate high impact scholarship programs. Evelyn's work in scholarships began when she was a high school English teacher in the Philippines with the Peace Corps, where she launched a scholarship program for Filipino students to attend the local university.
Prior to joining SVCF, Evelyn crafted a community engagement strategy at New Beginnings Community Church in Redwood City to focus on K-8 education. She has also served as a strategy consultant for nonprofits both here in the Bay Area and internationally, including in England, South Africa, and Uganda.
Evelyn holds an MBA from Duke University and a BA in Communication Studies from UCLA. Evelyn is a Bay Area native, and she loves to travel. She spends her free time outside with her husband Jonathan, usually hiking in the mountains.