META Foundation's Executive Director is an advocate for Latino students in pursuit of higher education. Her goal, in partnership with the Board of Directors, is to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization so that the funds raised have a direct impact in the community and increase the opportunities for Latinos to become successful business and community leaders.
Laura Lull has more than 20 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector in a variety of roles including Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Communications Officer and Director of Development. Laura currently serves as the Junior Past President for Sandpipers, an all volunteer, member-driven nonprofit that addresses the needs of the South Bay community through funding and programming for children and families in need.
Laura is an energetic and passionate leader with experience in strategic planning, fundraising, scholarship management, operations, finance, marketing, public relations, and program development. She reflects an ability to think out-of-the-box, partner with external organizations and act resourcefully to accomplish great things. She is known for an entrepreneurial spirit, business savvy, and community building drive.
Laura’s philanthropic passion revolves around education and youth. From teaching diverse middle school students just outside of Washington D.C, to starting an intergenerational program connecting youth with senior citizens in Oakland, to launching strategic communications for a large grantmaker, Laura’s work and philanthropic interests have always intersected.
Laura Lull has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and a Bachelor’s Degree (BS) from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.