Celeste Mendoza, Ph.D., MFA
- Senior Director for Major and Planned Giving , Major and Planned Gifts
Celeste Guzmán Mendoza has more than 25 years of experience in nonprofit and higher education fundraising and program management. She also is a published poet, essayist, and playwright. She holds a doctoral degree in Education Leadership and Policy, and an MFA in Poetry. She was a co-founder of CantoMundo, a workshop for Latina/o poets, a fellow of Hedgebrook, a retreat for women writers, and Macondo, a community of writers who advance social justice.
Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College, Columbia University; Diplomado, Universidad Autonoma de Mexico Escuela de Extension en San Antonio; MFA, Bennington College; Ph.D., College of Education, University of Texas at Austin
Higher education, philanthropy, poetry