Gabriela Meza

Class of 2018

Gabriela Meza is a 3rd year Political Science major and Chicanx Studies minor at UCLA. She is Co-President of IGNITE at UCLA and one of the four Co-Founders of the chapter. Gabriela’s role is to facilitate the empowerment and training of young womxn to occupy the spaces that they need to be fully and justly represented in a government in which womxn account for only 20% of elected seats. Gabriela is also an activist that focuses on social justice issues such as income inequality, gentrification, education, and immigration. She hopes to run for office at the local government level and eventually transition to congressional seats in order to represent her community.