Carlos Buendia Sevilla joined El Pomar Foundation as a member of the Fellowship class of 2023. As a 1st Year Fellow, Carlos serves as a program associate for Pikes Peak Heritage Series, Alumni Relations, Fellowship Recruiting, and Western Legislative Academy. He also supports the Pikes Peak and Southwest regions.
Carlos grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He graduated from Georgetown University in May 2023 with a degree in Government and Philosophy.
Carlos has greatly enjoyed service-based opportunities such as interning for Senator Michael Bennet and Congressman Jason Crow, as well as helping bring English tutoring to recent immigrants in Washington D.C. through Georgetown’s DC Schools Project. He was a part of Georgetown’s Community Scholars Program and the Georgetown Scholars Programs, which included serving as a student peer mentor to provide support for first generation college students. With experience working for nonprofit organizations such as Food to Power in Colorado Springs and the Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs in Washington D.C., Carlos is looking forward to learning about the grantmaking side of the nonprofit sector.
In his free time, Carlos enjoys exploring the great Colorado outdoors, rock climbing, and spending time with family.
Carlos’ programs include Pikes Peak Heritage Series, Alumni Relations, Recruiting, Western Legislative Academy, Pikes Peak region, and Southwest region.