Beatriz Rafael, Academic Advisor
Beatriz Rafael, Academic Advisor, is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Chican@ Studies with a minor in Education. Throughout her time at UCLA, she volunteered through different programs that mentored and tutored high school students. Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, she saw the educational injustices and lack of resources in her community. This gave her the motivation to work with youth to guide them towards higher education since she stands by what Malcolm X said, “Education is the passport to the future.