Evelyn Arredondo Ramirez

Class of 2018

Evelyn Arredondo Ramírez is a junior at the George Washington University majoring in American Studies with a concentration in Latino Issues and double-minoring in Spanish and Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. She is from Bakersfield, California and is the first in her family to attend college. Evelyn is proud of her Mexican heritage and is a Cisneros Scholar at the Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute. She is also a contractor for the Public Relations department at the Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital and is a college advisor for the Better Make Room. Additionally, she serves as a Contributor Writer to the GW Odyssey and is the Director of Graphics and Design for GW College Democrats. Currently, she is a Trabajadoras Fellow at the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement and also a Young People For Fellow. She is passionate about giving back to her community. After graduation, she hopes to work in advocacy and policy making for immigration reform, as she is the daughter of two immigrants. She hopes to serve in the Peace Corps and aspires to gain her PhD and contribute to the academia as well as the policy world.