Anais Chagoya

Student Advisory Committee Member and California State University, East Bay Student

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Anais’ Bio

Anais Chagoya (she/her) is a fourth year student at California State University, East Bay in Hayward, California. She is a first-generation student from a Mexican-Salvadoran background. Anais was born and raised in the Bay Area. She is currently majoring in Human Development and strives to help her surrounding community. Her goal is to become an educator and earn a post-graduate degree. She is excited to join the Making Waves Education Foundation Student Advisory Council and engage in a position that will provide insight into this community.

About Making Waves Education Foundation

At Making Waves, we are committed to educational equity. Making Waves Education Foundation is a Bay Area nonprofit that supports Making Waves Academy – a public charter school with more than 1,100 5th through 12th grade students – and leads college and career programming with more than 430 college students.​

Knowing the opportunities that come with a college degree, we partner with historically underrepresented and underserved students to help make college affordable and graduation attainable. Centering the journeys of our students, our personalized approach includes college and career coaching, scholarships, and financial planning.​

Our alumni network includes more than 730 college graduates, who earn their degrees and land jobs at more than twice the rate of their first-generation, low-income peers, with 85% graduating debt-free.

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