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 from University of Colorado Colorado Springs with a Bachelor of Arts 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 UCCS lead programs and served on the student scholar’s board for the Colorado Leadership Alliance Annual Summit. She is looking forward to continuing her education at UCCS and obtaining a master's degree in public administration with an emphasis in nonprofit management. Outside of education, she has a passion for helping others and enjoys volunteering at local high schools where she helps students meet graduation requirements and actively pursue higher education.