Portrait of Maria Garcia-Chinn

Maria Garcia-Chinn

Senior Program Coordinator

Maria Garcia-Chinn (she/her) is a senior program coordinator at Blue Shield of California Foundation. She is responsible for providing project support and coordination to the align systems with community priorities approach area and the overall program staff.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Maria worked as a community outreach specialist at Mission Neighborhood Health Center (MNHC) in San Francisco, where she increased awareness about benefits available to the low-income population of the Mission district and educated the public on relevant government policies. Prior to her time at MNHC, she worked for Good Paper, a fair-trade greeting card company which employs women coming out of human trafficking in the Philippines, where she managed daily sales operations and customer success.

Born and raised in Venezuela, Maria graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor's degree in chemistry. She loves walking the streets of San Francisco, practicing yoga, and finding new shows to watch with her husband, Brandon.

Email: maria.garciachinn [at] blueshieldcafoundation.org