Learn more about: Yaritza Gonzalez-Rodriguez '16

Yaritza A. Gonzalez Rodriguez (she/her/hers) was born and raised in Inglewood, CA to Mexican parents from Guadalajara, Jalisco. In 2016, Yaritza earned her B.A. in Geography with a minor in Public Policy from Dartmouth College. Over the past five years, she worked as a Paralegal at the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) in Los Angeles, CA. Currently, Yaritza is pursuing her M.A. in Public Policy at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and working as a Policy Fellow at the UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Initiative. Yaritza is also the Co-Founder of the ING Fellowship, whose goal is to inspire, nurture and guide youth in Inglewood, CA, to organize, mobilize and address different issues that affect the Inglewood community.

Breaking the Mold is co-sponsored by the Center for Professional Development, the Tuck Center for Business, Government, & Society, the Rockerfeller Center for Public Policy and Social Sciences, and the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding.