Adelita Aguirre joined El Pomar Foundation as a member of the 2020 Fellowship Class. As a 2nd Year Fellow, Adelita serves as a Program Director for Communications, Fellowship Recruiting, Ferrand Fund and the Karl E. Eitel Fund. In addition, Adelita supports the High Country Region.
Adelita was raised in Colorado Springs, CO and graduated with honors from University of Colorado Colorado Springs with a major in psychology and a minor in leadership. During her time as an undergraduate, Adelita was a Chancellor’s Leadership Class Scholar, Reach Your Peak Recipient, Reisher Scholar, and an undergraduate lab assistant. Adelita also worked in the office for the Chancellor’s Leadership Class and UCCSlead programs and served on the student scholar’s board for the Colorado Leadership Alliance Annual Summit. She is currently pursuing a master of public administration with a certificate in nonprofit management in hopes of one day leading an organization supporting at-risk youth.
In her free time, Adelita enjoys taking dance lessons, getting active and exploring local coffee shops.