Cynthia Gallegos

Caroline Glynn

Denver Scholarship Foundation

Cynthia Gallegos, a Colorado Native, graduated from John F. Kennedy High School and completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with a minor in Spanish in the fall of 2016. Most of her career has been in the nonprofit sector from grassroots organizing to executive leadership. She found herself higher education first as a Metropolitan State University of Denver work-study student in the counseling center. Later, she worked as a temporary hire in the office of admissions and as a financial … Read More

Taylor O’Donnell

Caroline Glynn

Taylor is a Colorado Springs native and a first-generation college student. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in religion from Colorado College. She loved working with youth throughout high school, but it wasn’t until college that she discovered her passion for mentorship and education advocacy. After working in admissions, she knew she wanted to continue in a field where she could guide … Read More

Stephanie Dewald

Caroline Glynn

Stephanie is originally from Truckee, California where she gained her first experiences working with students in the nonprofit sector. She recently graduated from Colorado College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and continued strengthening her passion for empowering youth through advocacy support and educational opportunities. Stephanie is thrilled to be a part of Denver South’s DSF … Read More

Angelica Lopez-Rodriguez

Caroline Glynn

Angelica (Angie) Lopez-Rodriguez was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She is a first-generation Mexican-American woman who earned her bachelor’s degree in human services with a concentration in high-risk youth from Metropolitan State University of Denver in fall 2016. Through various work-study and internship opportunities she received in college, she developed a passion for college access work and went on … Read More

Joseph Odhiambo

MacKenzie Pitcher

Joseph is passionate about connecting with people from around the world. He has lived in three continents and has worked in multi-cultural environments throughout his life. He started his accounting career in the United States, at Centennial Airport, Colorado, where he worked in a semi-government environment and was part of the team that established the Centennial Airport Foundation with responsibilities … Read More

Emily Webster

MacKenzie Pitcher

Emily has worked with young adults for almost 20 years. While her roles have varied from being a counselor/teacher at a therapeutic wilderness program to teaching life management at a school for adjudicated girls, and more recently establishing a postsecondary access and success program serving five Denver metro area high schools, her goal has remained the same. Emily seeks to … Read More

Juliana Wierimaa

MacKenzie Pitcher

Hailing from the foothills, Juliana grew up with Red Rocks in her back yard. From an early age, she had a passion for events. It was no surprise when Juliana graduated from Metropolitan State College of Denver with a degree in hospitality, tourism, and events. Juliana’s entire career has been based around serving her local Colorado community at organizations like … Read More

Margaret Bachrach

MacKenzie Pitcher

Margaret is a Colorado native and has been instrumental in supporting numerous Colorado nonprofits. She is an established development and philanthropic professional with more than 20 years leading nonprofit organizational strategic fundraising, communications, and marketing platforms. She is a natural at connecting people and their passions. Her personal mission is to help change the trajectory of youth and young adults’ … Read More

Taylor Atkinson

MacKenzie Pitcher

Taylor comes from a family of educators and is happy to continue the family tradition of supporting student access and success in higher education. A Colorado native, Taylor grew up in Grand Junction and graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Percussion Performance. While at MSU Denver, Taylor got a start in fundraising that has led to more than … Read More