Elaine Fernandez Bravo

Student Advisory Committee Member and UC Davis Student

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Elaine’s Bio

Elaine Fernandez Bravo (she/her/ella) is a senior at UC Davis double majoring in Managerial Economics and Sociology. As a Wave-Maker, a proud sister of Sigma Pi Alpha Sorority, Inc., a Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Career Prep Fellow, and an Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholar, Elaine is committed to being involved and making a difference wherever and whenever possible. Getting the opportunity to be a part of Making Waves Education Foundation Student Advisory Committee is simply another way in which she gets to exercise her commitment, pay it forward and recycle her success. In hopes of making a long-lasting impact, Elaine is looking forward to being a part of this council and helping out Making Waves in any way possible.

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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