Maira Lopes

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Maira Lopes was born & raised in San Diego. She grew up in a Spanish speaking home and is a first-generation college graduate. She earned two degrees from Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU). In 2010 she earned an International Development Studies B.A. and a Non-Profit Management minor. In 2016, she earned an Organizational Leadership M.A. In the midst of that she spent a semester abroad in China, interned in the Dominican Republic, and co-led a mission trip to Croatia.

Maira has worked for several departments within PLNU, including the Center for International Development, Graduate Admissions, Spiritual Development, School of Theology, and most recently Student Success.

Maira loves to serve; she sits on the board of her local church and organizes the annual block party in her neighborhood. She finds joy in tinkering with her garden, cooking delicious food, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Maira Lopes

Director of Admissions