Somos Austin 2021 Chair; Associate Director, State and District Partnerships at the College Board
Linda Medina-Lopez is passionate about creating a brighter future for Latinos. She is chair of Somos Austin 2021, the annual fundraising campaign for the Hispanic Impact Fund, a giving network and program of Austin Community Foundation. The Hispanic Impact Fund invests in the economic security and advancement of Latinos in Central Texas. Medina-Lopez is an associate director of State and District Partnerships at the College Board. She works closely with districts and regional service centers and helps them achieve their college readiness goals. She has over 20 years of experience in education, fund development, program management and public affairs. In 2006, Medina-Lopez founded the Young Hispanic Professional Association of Austin and in 2007 co-founded El Paso in Austin Network. Born and raised in El Paso, TX, Linda earned her bachelor’s from the University of Texas at El Paso and master’s in education with honors from Concordia University in Austin.