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Meet Mario Ernesto Lopez

The keynote speaker at this year’s One Amazing Night gala, Mario Ernesto Lopez credits 10,000 Degrees with helping him get to and through college: “It was the continuing encouragement and belief that I could, and would, achieve my educational goals and dreams.”

After starting at the College of Marin, Mario transferred to UC Davis, where he served as President of the UC Davis College Democrats. Mario graduated with a B.A. in Political Science but not before interning for Senator Dianne Feinstein in her Washington DC office. In 2012, Mario entered UC Hastings College of The Law, where he was a member of UC Hastings nationally recognized Trial Team.

During his third year at UC Hastings, Mario participated in the White House Internship Program on the National Economic Council. Most recently he worked on the 2016 Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign and is currently the Associate Director of Admissions at UC Hastings.

For more information this year’s gala, contact Caroline Silverstein at 415-451-4016 or csilverstein@10000degrees.org.