Thursday, 29 November 2018 15:57

Suhey Ortega

Suhey Ortega is a first generation Mexican American and college student at Arizona State University studying Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on Sustainability and Transborder Chican@/Latin@ Studies. She is involved in many organizations such as the ASU Outdoors Club, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association, and her University’s Hispanic Heritage Month Committee. As a Student Conservation Association alumna, Suhey worked at Gateway National Recreation Area in New Jersey to interpret water safety programs for Spanish speaking visitors. She hopes to bridge the gap between underrepresented groups and is excited to work this summer with the Southeast Office to understand and implement Hispanic/Latinx based programs across national parks. Suhey enjoys hiking, reading, traveling, and embracing hers and others culture!

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Wednesday, 28 November 2018 20:40

Branca Sanchez

Branca is originally from Quito, Ecuador, but grew up in South Florida. She is a student at Emory University, studying Business Administration and International studies. Branca works for sociology professor, Dr. Irene Browne, as a research assistant - studying the assimilation and discrimination patterns among the growing Hispanic community in Atlanta. She is active involved in just about all Latinx-related events, organizations, and dialogues on campus. She is extremely proud of her Latinidad. As a result, she strives to empower her community through a variety of mediums, in a range of sectors. She looks forward to accomplishing this with the help of National Park Services, i ntheir efforts to plan and promote Latino Conservation week in Atlanta!

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