Marcos Lucio Popovich currently serves as an education program fellow at the Barr Foundation where he manages grants within the out-of-school time and K–12 strategies. Born and raised in Ohio, Marcos is passionate about creating opportunities for young people to thrive. Before transitioning into philanthropy, he served as director of operations for the U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute in Chicago where he directed programs that promoted Latino educational achievement, civic engagement, leadership development and voter registration. Marcos serves on the Education Subcommittee for My Brother’s Keeper Boston, the Planning Committee for Boston's Opportunity Youth Collaborative, and the Steering Committee for New England Latinos in Philanthropy. He holds a Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law, a master’s degree in history from Arizona State University, and a bachelor’s degree in ethnic studies from Bowling Green State University.