Erica Rosales has been the program director of College Match for nine years, a college-access organization in Los Angeles committed to helping talented students from low-income families beat the odds by being accepted to and graduating from top tier four-year colleges across the nation. Previously, Erica worked as an assistant dean of admission for Occidental College. She is also the founding teacher of Animo Leadership Charter High School, the first school in the Green Dot family. Rosales is committed to ensuring equal access to higher education for all students. As a first-generation college graduate of Wellesley College and Garfield High School in East Los Angeles she appreciates first hand the transformative power of education. She also holds a master’s in education from University of California, Los Angeles.