As the Program Assistant for the Foundation’s Solís Policy Institute (SPI), Luisa Tembo is responsible for assisting the Director of Policy Programs, SPI Program Managers and SPI Alum Networks, and the Funders Policy Institute. Before joining the Foundation, Luisa was a Program Assistant for Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County. As an immigrant woman, Luisa is passionate about advancing immigrant rights and creating more opportunities for underrepresented populations. Luisa earned a BA in Political Science with a Minor in Ethics, Public Policy, Science and Technology from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. She enjoys writing and editing. Luisa enjoys listening to political podcasts. Luisa resides in Pleasant Hill, CA.