Name: Lucia Corral Peña
Title: Senior Program Officer for Blue Shield of California Foundation
Lucia Corral Peña is a senior program officer for Blue Shield of California Foundation managing the Breaking the Cycle of Multigenerational Violence Initiative in California. She leads the Foundation’s portfolio of grants to prevent domestic and family violence.
Prior to her role at the Foundation, Ms. Corral Peña was principal of Corral Peña Consulting where her practice focused on creating opportunities for diverse and low-income communities, addressing the unmet needs of immigrants, agricultural workers, and women in California. With almost 25 years of programmatic and grantmaking experience, Ms. Corral Peña has contributed to national- and regional-level collaboratives on Latino leadership, reproductive justice, and civic engagement projects. She previously served as director of the Western Region for Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP), where she managed the organization's award-winning Funders' Collaborative for Strong Latino Communities in five states. She has also served as program director at The California Wellness Foundation where she focused on state and local projects promoting the health of California's low-wage workforce.
Ms. Corral Peña received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law. She is a member of the California State Bar, and an alumnus of The San Francisco Foundation's Multicultural Fellowship. She has served as pro bono counsel, and on a variety of nonprofit boards, including Equal Rights Advocates and Centro Legal de La Raza.