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Graduate Intern


How can I help?   
If you have any questions about your current academics and/or graduate school, you can come and chat. Also, if you just want to come have a chat about anything else, you are more than welcome to schedule a meeting with me. 

About Me
My name is Alejandra, but I go by Ale. I am a first year PhD student in the Chicana/o/x Studies Department and I am interested in researching the mental and physical health of undocumented garment sweatshop workers. I am a proud UCSB alumna. I received my BA in Chicana/o/x Studies with a minor in Spanish from UCSB in 2020 and then later received my M.Ed in Teaching with a Bilingual, CrossCultural, Language and Academic Development (BCLAD) Authorization from UCSB in 2022. 

During my free time, I enjoy crocheting, painting, gardening, and spending time with my two dogs, Ziggy and Nacho. I hope to connect with you soon!

Where are you and/or your family from? 
My mother is from Coatzacoalcos located in the state of Veracruz, México and my father is from San Pedro Tlaltizapan located in the state of México, México. I was born in Toluca, México and migrated to South Central, Los Angeles at the age of nine. 

What words of wisdom do you have for undocumented students? 
Find joy everywhere you go. #UNDOCUJOY

What is one thing off your bucket list? 
One thing that I have crossed off my bucket list is to eat from a Michelin star restaurant.