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New Member Spotlight: Adriana Villavicencio

New Member Spotlight: Adriana Villavicencio

Meet Adriana Villavicencio

An ongoing series from The Alumni Society spotlighting its impressive members

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Where are you from?

Los Angeles, California; Ecuadorian

Where are you based today? 

Irvine, California.

What are you up to today?

I’m an assistant professor in the School of Education at University of California, Irvine.

What is a career accomplishment you’re proud of?

In 2020 (during the pandemic), I wrote a book Am I My Brother’s Keeper? Educational Opportunities and Outcomes for Black and Brown Boys (Harvard Education Press).

In the spirit of giving and receiving, what do you seek from this network and what do you want to contribute?

Speaking engagements about education and opportunities to contribute to educational/civic/policymaking at the state/national level.

What is a fun fact about you that you’d like to share with the network?

I have two daughters, ages 4 and 8, who keep me very busy and very entertained!

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