Janette Gallardo

Class of 2016

Janette Gallardo is a first generation Mexican-American from Fresno, California. She was the first member in her family to graduate from college with a Bachelor’s and also the first to pursue a graduate degree. She is a History Master’s student at California State University, Fresno. As as graduate student she has had the opportunity to work as a student assistant, teaching undergraduate courses and gaining experience in the field. As a Californian she knows first hand of the significance in making cultural institutions more accessible to the Latino community. She takes pride in her Mexican heritage and believes in fostering the inclusion of the Latino community within the National Park Service. In her free-time she enjoys reading, baking, and visiting museums.