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The Fulfillment Fund is proud to support President and Mrs. Obama's initiative to increase college access for low-income students.


The Fulfillment Fund, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Los Angeles students overcome obstacles to achieve a college education,  announced today the promotion of Maria Espinosa to Chief Programs Officer, and the hiring of Kadar Lewis as Senior Director of Programs.


The star-studded event, honoring Chris Meledandri, Founder and CEO of Illumination Entertainment, will take place Oct. 23 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Student Profiles

Alexis Romero

Sophomore, Computer Engineering, UC Berkeley

Alma Zepeda

Senior, American Studies, Yale University

Aminah Jackson

Junior, Psychology and Spanish, Howard University

Andrew Moore

Sophomore, Undeclared, Loyola Marymount University

Andrew Okoye

B.A., Screenwriting, Loyola Marymount University

Bryan Lopez

Art, Santa Monica College

Eduardo Urbina

Senior, Japanese, UC Santa Barbara

Jose Carrera

Sophomore, Electrical Engineering, Marymount College

Juan Garrido

Senior, Psychology, Cal State Northridge

Kathlyn Franco

Senior, Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz

Lisa Eshun-Wilson

Junior, Biological Chemistry, Grinnell College

Zamir Rivera

Freshman, Undeclared, University of California Riverside

Executive Team Profiles

Gary Gitnick, M.D.
Fulfillment Fund Founder and Chairman
Joan Sumpter
Vice President, Finance and Administration
Kenny Rogers
Maria T. Espinosa
Chief Programs Officer