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Evelyn Torres

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Evelyn Torres

Senior Director, Milken Scholars Program, Milken Institute
Evelyn Torres

Evelyn joined the Milken Institute in August 2019 and currently serves as the Director of the Milken Scholars Program. For over a decade she has worked in the global education nonprofit sector pursuing her passion of creating access to education and career development opportunities for young leaders. Prior to joining the team, Evelyn provided technical oversight of a multimillion-dollar USAID initiative at FHI 360 in Washington D.C., where she worked with a regional team in Central America and the Caribbean to provide scholarships to youth for college enrollment, mentoring, soft skills training and career services for labor bridging. For 10 years Evelyn worked with the Institute of International Education (IIE) managing scholar outreach, admissions, and advising for highly selective scholarship programs including the Schwarzman Scholars Program and New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus. In her role as Deputy Director for Outreach and Scholarship Programs of Latin America and the Caribbean, she was based in Mexico City working with scholars from more than 25 countries across five different scholarship programs. Evelyn earned a B.A. in International Relations and a double major in Hispanic Literature from Brown University and she has a Master’s degree in International Economic Development and Nonprofit Management from the University of California, San Diego.