Hometown: Hillsborough, NC
Job Title: College y Consejos Intern
College y Consejos Intern
Elsa Landeros (she/her/hers) is a Mexican American born in Chapel Hill, NC. She is currently a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill majoring in Economics with a minor in Spanish for the Professions and Education. Coming from a family of teachers, she valued education greatly at a young age. She was a part of the founding chapter of Somos Carolina at Orange High School and also the last chapter of NC Sli. In addition to her experience with LatinxEd, a college course she took highlighting the experiences of immigrants to America (GLBL-87H) inspired her to continue to do work with the LatinX community. She is passionate about the advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community, Black Lives Matter, the effects of immigration policies, and equitable education. She plans on pursuing a doctorate degree in Education Policy to elevate the futures of LatinX youth via educational attainment.