Student Program Cooridnator
Daniela was born in Quito, Ecuador. Her family immigrated to Miami when she was a baby. She is a double major in International affairs and social science with a concentration in economics and a minor in French. Daniela is passionate about social justice and immigration issues. She has been community outreach chair for Advocates for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (AIRR) since her freshman year. She currently serves as service chair of the International Justice Mission’s (IJM) chapter on campus. Daniela also works as a peer Mentor for 14 Chinese exchange students through the Center for Global Engagement as well as a resident assistant for freshmen in the Southgate Campus Centre. Since the fall of her junior year, she has had the privilege of working at The Center for the Advancement of Human Rights, assisting its staff on pro bono immigration cases. Daniela plans this summer to research anti-human trafficking programs in developing countries. In the future she hopes to start her own social enterprise dedicated to the education of vulnerable children and their families. In her spare time, Daniela enjoys spending time at her campus ministry, playing soccer and talking about llamas.