Ben Francisco Maulbeck ’99
Ben Francisco Maulbeck ’99 has been named president of Funders for LGBTQ Issues. Funders is a philanthropic affinity group that advocates for resources that enhance the well-being of LGBT communities, promote equality, and advance racial, economic, and gender justice.
From 2007–12, Maulbeck held positions of increasing responsibility at Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP), culminating in his role as vice president. Prior to HIP, he was director of programs at the William Way LGBT Community Center and a program associate at The Philadelphia Foundation. He holds a master’s of public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School.
In his spare time, Maulbeck writes fiction under the name Ben Francisco and has had stories published in From Macho to Mariposa: New Gay Latino Fiction and Realms of Fantasy Magazine, among others.