School: UNC Chapel Hill
Hometown: Alexandria, VA
Roots: El Salvador
Job Title: Somos Carolina Programming Intern
Focus Areas: Education, Community Engagement, and Youth Development
Community Leadership: HYPE tutor, Comunidad Committee Member and Amigx Mentor; Mi Pueblo
Somos Carolina Programming Intern
BB Zelaya-Caceres (she/ella) is a proud Salvadoreña-Americana from Alexandria, Virginia. She is a sophomore at the University of North Carolina of Chapel Hill majoring in Human Development and Family Studies with a minor in Education. At UNC, she is a HYPE tutor, a Mi Pueblo Comunidad committee member, and a Mi Pueblo mentor for their Amigx/Amigitx program. In the future, she hopes to get her teaching license and become an educator, preferably at an elementary or middle school. She is passionate about working with youth, especially at a young age where identity development is important. At LatinxEd, BB is a Programming Intern for Somos Carolina with a focus on community engagement. She is so excited to join the LatinxEd family and to further grow as an advocate for the Latinx community and its youth.