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Sisters and founders, Maria-Kassandra Endaya Coronel, MD and Mia-Kyla Endaya Coronel, BSN, RN, TCRN were instilled by their parents, Tomas Eleazar Coronel, Engr, LVN, Notary Public, and Marisa Endaya Coronel, BSN, RN, RNFA, CNOR, with values of volunteerism and civic engagement and were raised to know the importance of education, gratitude and giving back to the community. Their family believes that if life happens to bless you with opportunities, you should use those gifts as well and as wisely as you can, and lend a helping hand by paying it forward.

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Dr. Maria-Kassandra Endaya Coronel, Coronel-Endaya Foundation Founder & CEO

Founder, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


Dr. Coronel is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. She is currently pursuing her post-graduate education as a Global Clinical Research Scholar at Harvard Medical School. She was featured in SD Voyager's "Hidden Gems" for her work with the Foundation, and has been named as a finalist for San Diego Magazine's Celebrating Women "Nonprofit Visionary Award" in 2021. She functions as the Coronel-Endaya Foundation's CEO and believes it is in lifting each other by which we all rise. 

Mia-Kyla Endaya Coronel, Coronel-Endaya Foundation Founder & Secretary

Founder, Secretary


Ms. Coronel graduated from UCLA School of Nursing with Cum Laude honors. She is currently pursuing higher education at San Diego State University to be an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. She has been nominated and selected for SD Metro Magazine's 2021 "40 under 40", an award that recognizes San Diego's brightest young leaders, for her work with the Foundation. She functions as the Coronel-Endaya Foundation's Secretary and believes that we should never underestimate the difference one can make in the lives of others. 


Founders' Parents

Tomas Eleazar Coronel, Engr, LVN, Notary Public & Marisa Endaya Coronel, BSN, RN, RNFA, CNOR

Mr. and Mrs. Coronel are the Founders' Parents. They will never fail to acknowledge that they made it to a point in their lives not just because of all their hard work and endless prayers, but also because someone believed in them and helped them. Kind, passionate, strong-willed, unfailingly generous people, they are the founders’ inspiration and twin pillars, without whom they could not stand. Mr. & Mrs. Coronel were both recognized by the Cities of Murrieta and Temecula for their work with the Foundation.

The Founders' Family