The Middle for Profession Improvement is internet hosting a panel occasion on Wednesday, February sixteenth from 5-6pm. Our panelists attended UConn throughout their undergraduate profession and are again to supply suggestions, recommendation and perception to different Latinx Huskies about their profession journeys as Latinas of their subject and the way they’ve achieved success. Meet our panelists beneath:
Kiara Ruesta-Cayetano just lately graduated with a Grasp’s diploma in Greater Schooling and Scholar Affairs. She holds a BA in Sociology and a double minor in Latino Research and Human Improvement & Household Research. As a previously undocumented immigrant, Kiara has been devoted to advocating for the rights of all undocumented immigrants and supporting their entry to increased schooling by way of her work with Connecticut College students for a Dream. Kiara is at present working because the Program Specialist within the Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Middle on the College of Connecticut. On this position, she works to assist pupil growth and assist coaching for skilled employees and college to higher assist the undocumented neighborhood on campus.
Laura David acquired a Bachelor of Arts diploma in Sociology in 2019 and is now a 2L pupil on the Faculty of Legislation at UConn. Laura can be the Secretary and Occasion Coordinator for the Latinx Legislation College students Affiliation. She attributes her present success on account of involvement in her undergraduate profession within the Honors program, becoming a member of affinity teams comparable to ColSA (now often known as PorColombia), volunteering with Neighborhood Outreach applications and analysis involving the wants of Puerto Ricans post-hurricane Maria. She later used this analysis as the inspiration for her honors thesis on Allostatic Load. All of those accomplishments and involvements have formed & proceed to form her as an individual and a future litigant.
Natalia Gutierrez is a Area Technical Advertising and marketing Specialist at Cognex Company, a producer of software program, sensors, and methods for machine imaginative and prescient for industrial automation. Her focus is on product advertising and marketing, growth, and introduction of business barcode readers, particularly for European markets. Natalia acquired her B.S.E. in Laptop Science & Engineering from the College of Connecticut’s Faculty of Engineering (’18).
Throughout her time at UConn, Natalia based the Colombian Scholar Affiliation (ColSA), later renamed PorColombia. Having gone to UConn and been a part of PRLACC, Natalia was capable of discover her curiosity in selling the inclusion of underrepresented teams in STEM. Natalia continues to be devoted to supporting organizations that promote variety and tutorial success of marginalized teams. For the previous yr, she has been a Board member for the Boston chapter of Latinas in Tech and she or he shall be talking at Harvard’s Latina Empowerment & Improvement Convention (LEAD) Convention in February.
Felicita Kuperwasser graduated from UConn in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Physiology and Neurobiology and a Bachelor of Arts in Latino and Latin American Research with excessive distinction and honors. Throughout her time at UConn, Felicita based the Central American Scholar Affiliation and was acknowledged as a Legacy Scholar by way of the Legacy Management Expertise Program. She was additionally a Educating Assistant in Biochemistry and Intro to Physiology and Anatomy. She additionally labored as a analysis assistant within the Obstetrics and Gynecology division at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and took part within the Harvard Summer season Program in Neonatology. She is now an M.D. candidate at Harvard College.
Be part of us on Wednesday, February sixteenth from 5 – 6pm to listen to extra about our panelist’s journeys, suggestions and recommendation they’ve for college kids. Don’t overlook to convey your questions! Register for the occasion right here: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wNWQ5k4TToOXSfTjQYDwfQ