Beatriz Esmeralda Maldonado
Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, Beatriz attended Scripps College in Claremont, CA. She earned a Dual Major in American Studies and Hispanic Studies, with an emphasis in Literature. As a first-generation student, Beatriz has worked collaboratively with college access and success programs. Her motivation derives from the journeys and successes of underrepresented communities.
She is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Salvadoran narrative and diaspora with a specialization in the civil war and residency in the United States; war and memory; family displacement and separation
- B.A., Scripps College, 2015