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Eleven+ welcomes Dr. Marilú Marcillo to its Board of Trustees

Updated: Mar 17


Elevate to Even Plus, also known as Eleven+, is thrilled to have Dr. Marilú Marcillo joining its board. As a passionate supporter of advancing underserved communities, she's already been actively involved with the organization for some time.


Andrew Walker, the founder and president of Eleven+, said, "We are so fortunate to have Marilú joining us as a trustee. She is bringing a wealth of experience and energy and an incredibly important perspective to the boardroom."


Board Chair Stacey Slater added, "I wholeheartedly welcome Marilú to the board because of her passion for our mission, her incredible and relevant work experience, and most importantly, because of her lived experience. I also think she will be an amazing role model to the students we place in internships."


Dr. Marcillo remarked, "I am honored to join the board of Elevate to Even Plus. It's a privilege to contribute to an organization dedicated to uplifting underserved communities and providing opportunities for growth and empowerment."


Dr. Marcillo is the Full Professor and Dean of the School of Business & Information Sciences at Felician University, with a rich background in academia and corporate experience. Formerly, she served as Chair of the Business Administration Department at Saint Peter’s University. Her expertise lies in Business Ethics, empowering women through microlending and education, and fostering economically sustainable companies through employee development.


Dr. Marcillo has made significant contributions to diversity and inclusion initiatives, serving as the founding director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Saint Peter’s. She actively participates in various boards and councils promoting education, arts, and Latino communities' interests. Recognized for her outstanding achievements, she received the “Mujeres Brillantes” award from Prospanica NJ and participated in the Rutgers University MSI Aspiring Leaders program. Dr. Marcillo holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a Master of Business Administration, and a Doctor of Management degree. Alongside her professional pursuits, she is a dedicated mother of three.


Elevate to Even Plus, Incorporated is a Summit, NJ based nonprofit that facilitates formative, paid summer internship experiences for underserved students. To date, it has placed interns into opportunities located in New Jersey, Connecticut, New York, Ohio, California, Colorado, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Texas. Its website is www.eleven-plus.org.






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