Assistant Director of National Programs
Maritza Mejia joined The Financial Clinic in late 2019 as Assistant Director of National Programs. In this role, Maritza joins the Ecosystem team and is specifically working with the HomeBOOST and AARP initiatives.
Prior to joining the Clinic, Maritza spent the last 15 years working in student affairs for nonprofit organizations focused on student empowerment, college access, and financial aid advising. Most recently, Maritza was the Executive Director for FeelGood, an organization whose mission is to end extreme global poverty by 2030 by empowering the rising generation of changemakers. Maritza holds a Master of Public Administration from California State University, Northridge and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Outside of work, Maritza loves Baptiste yoga, traveling, writing, trying new restaurants, and exploring her new community in Houston, Texas. It is her dream to someday master an unassisted tripod headstand.