Maria Arevalo joined Waco Foundation's MAC College Money Program in August 2018 as a MAC Assistant. Maria previously worked with various nonprofits both domestically and abroad as a mentor for at-risk youth.
The MAC Program has played a significant role in Maria's life as her mother was a recipient of the inaugural MAC Grant in 1995. Maria enjoys helping students in the community achieve college degrees through the assistance of MAC.
Maria graduated from St. Edward’s University in December 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Rhetorical and Cultural Studies. During her time at St. Edward’s, Maria worked extensively with various nonprofits in the Dominican Republic, Bangladesh, Canada and Turkey.