Never thought getting a masters from Harvard was possible… but now I have completed the first year of my PhD at UCLA!

Familia, It has been a very long time since I have updated my blog. Many things have happened since I graduated from Harvard in 2011. Mainly, I have started my PhD at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and have now completed my first year. I was accepted into the first ever cohort of the Cesar […]

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I made it, si se pudo!

    (I received the Dean’s Marshall Award from my program, and was honored with a medal from Harvard Graduate School of Education, I was also asked to hold the Masters of Education flag and lead the class during the graduation ceremonies) I want to say that I am so grateful for all the people […]

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From Breakdowns to Breakthroughs

“Sometimes a breakdown can be the beginning of a kind of breakthrough, a way of living in advance through a trauma that prepares you for a future of radical transformation.” -Cherrie Moraga Life has presented me with many painful moments, situations, and decisions.  I have not always understood at the moment, why this was happening […]

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