Valeria is a first generation Chicanx born from Mexican immigrants. She is the first in her family to obtain a college degree. Valeria earned a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from San Diego State University and now directly aids in the success of students like her. Valeria has been part of the BLCI Upward Bound team since its inception in 2018 and is looking forward to continuing to see the program grow.
“You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.” – Angela Davis