School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Roots: Nicaragua

Andrea Prego

Andrea Stephania Prego is a proud Nicaraguan-American and strong advocate for Latino cultural awareness. Though originally from Managua, Nicaragua, she has lived in Charlotte, North Carolina for most of her life. She currently attends the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she is earning a Business Administration degree from Kenan-Flagler Business School with a public policy minor. Over the past years, Andrea has conducted research on fair trade policies, social entrepreneurship, and education policy in three different continents. In the future, she hopes to work as a social impact or corporate social responsibility consultant, combining her love of public service with her desire to make corporations responsible for uplifting their local communities. Ultimately, Andrea wants to contribute to building a society where Latinos can fully embrace their cultural pride, implement real institutional change, and fuel an unwavering love for the community..