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Microfinance Association


The Microfinance Association at SCU is committed to promoting microfinance within the SCU community and assisting local nonprofits in their efforts to do so as well. We are a hardworking, motivated group of individuals looking to make the world a better place. The Microfinance Association is perfect for any student interested in both business and philanthropy.

Our Goal:

We are a group of undergraduate students, ranging in years and majors, who are passionate about the intersection of business and philanthropy. In the past, we have assisted and collaborated with programs at SCU as well as helped local nonprofit organizations in various micro-financing related projects.



Judith Li

Judith is a junior majoring in Economics and Sociology. She currently works as an Economics tutor at Drahmann Center and a research assistant at the Sociology department. She enjoys reading, photography, badminton and piano. She looks forward to applying what she has learned into the real world.


Justin Jones

Justin is a junior majoring in Finance and minoring in Real Estate. He is the co-president of SCU MicroFinance, and he is passionate about working with our members to spread awareness about microfinance. In his free time Justin enjoys hiking, playing the violin, and reading books about business.

Chief Marketing Officer

Priscilla Zheng

Priscilla is a Sophomore majoring in Finance and minoring in Economics and Retail Studies. She is from San Jose, CA. During her free time, she likes to hang out with her friends, explore new boba places and watch anime. She is also the PR of JSA on campus. Priscilla is excited to learn new skills and meet new people!

Project Manager

Chris McMullen

Chris is a first year majoring in finance. He is originally from Seattle and works as a salesman at his local cookie store. Chris has experience working with others on large scale group projects and will continue this next summer supporting a local non-profit that helps to employ refugees. In his free time, Chris enjoys surfing, hiking, skiing and hanging out with friends.

VP of Marketing

Thuy Tran

Thuy is a sophomore majoring in Accounting & Information Systems. She works at the Global Engagement Office as an international student peer ambassador. In her free time, she enjoys jogging outdoors, listening to music, and grabbing food with friends.

VP of Finance

Blake Folland

Blake is a Freshman majoring in Finance and minoring in Real Estate. He enjoys giving back to his community while also building meaningful relationships along the way. Blake has worked with Syrian refugees in his hometown of Fresno CA. in order to provide them with educational and financial support. In his free time Blake likes to hang out with friends and play golf, soccer and chess.


Jenny Zhan

Jenny is a sophomore majoring in Management Information Systems and planning on double minor in business analysis and international business. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, spending time with friends, photography and cinematography. She is also a native speaker of Mandarin and Cantonese.


Jodie Vuong

Jodie is a sophomore from Fremont, California, majoring in Accounting and Information Systems and hopes to pursue a career in public accounting. During her free time, she enjoys reading recreationally, listening to music, and playing the piano. 


Lauren Chan

Lauren is a sophomore from Manhasset, New York majoring in finance. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her friends, listening to music, and volunteering in the community.


Blake McLean

Blake is a sophomore double majoring in Economics and MIS. He currently works as a Peer Educator for the Intro to Business class in the Leavey School of Business. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, playing tennis, going to new restaurants, and hanging out with friends.


Yael Grimaldi

Yael is a freshman, undeclared in the school of business. He enjoys drawing/painting and playing the guitar. 

Interested in Joining?

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at SCU Microfinance Association. Get in touch with any questions about how you can join today.  Email us


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