Lo Horst is San Diego Pride’s Philanthropy Manager, building individual giving, major gifts, and community support for Pride’s year-round programs, events, and annual celebrations.
So far in their professional career, Lo has worked across a broad range of capacities in the nonprofit field, including direct client service, emergency response, volunteer management/coordination, educational outreach, social media, event coordination, grant writing, fundraising, and more, that has developed their passion for nonprofit development. In their work, Lo’s goal is to leverage their skills in communication and community-building to advance the rights and opportunities available to historically oppressed and marginalized peoples. Lo is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ San Diego Chapter as well as San Diego Pride’s LGBTQIA Survivor Task Force. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and minor in Gender Studies from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Lo lives in the Hillcrest/North Park neighborhood with their partner, Emily, their puppy dog, Hero, and a growing collection of unique rocks, crystals, fossils, and minerals. In her free time, Lo volunteers with Planned Parenthood, goes to the San Diego Zoo, does yoga, and explores San Diego’s local businesses and art galleries.