Our Board and Staff

Our Board Members

Maria Lemus
Juan Rios
Pedro Ramirez

Maria R. Lemus has been appointed as the District Director representing the 14th Senate district in California. As the Co-Founder of the Education and Leadership Foundation in Fresno, CA,

Juan Rios is a Senior Accountant-Auditor at City of Fresno Juan Rios is an enthusiastic and motivated California State University, Fresno graduate.

Pedro Ramirez is a graduate of Cal State Fresno with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master’s in Public Policy and Administration with a concentration in Urban Planning from Cal State Long Beach.

United We Lead Foundation Team

The UWLF is a Social-Mission Driven Organization that has created a diverse network of professionals and leaders, including educators, advocates, innovators, and community members to ensure disadvantaged low-income students have an equal opportunity to learn, thrive, influence, and lead.

Erika Toribio

Email: erikatoribio@uwlf.org

Emily Rivas


Sol Robinson
Sol Robinson

Email: solrobinson@uwlf.org

Prasadam Uzcategui

Email: prasadam@uwlf.org

Daisy Delgadillo


Abel Fernadez

Email: abelfernadez@uwlf.org

United We Lead Supportive Staff

Kimberly BanuelosProgram Assistant

Stephanie Monge – UWLF Family-Student Advocate & Tutor

Jennifer Mandujano- Family-Student Advocate & Tutor

Selena Vidales – Family-Student Advocate & Tutor


Sylvie Ann Khal- Family-Student Advocate & Tutor

Mercedes Martinez- Ethnic Studies Credentialed Teacher

Ramon Cuevas- STEM Credentialed Teacher

Nicolás Ospina -Family-Student Advocate & Tutor


Thank you for all
our Volunteers

Aden De Leon 

Miranda Zamarripa 

Jennifer Nava 

Elena Rubalcava 

Joscelyn Alvarado

Alexandra and Maximilian Corral Edmonds