Originally from Puerto Rico, Nadia brings to Preface a passion and drive for empowering underrepresented minorities like herself. She has a passion for education equity and minority development, having started her own high school mentoring club to assist underrepresented minorities through the college application process.
Previously, Nadia has primarily examined racial bias through her fieldwork at a homeless shelter in Trenton, New Jersey, conducting extensive research on previous housing laws and policies in New Jersey while working closely with staff and residents to craft future policies to mitigate racism in shelters.
Nadia similarly dedicates much of her time outside of the classroom, to organizing and implementing various social and academic events for the 500+ students in her residential college as co-chair of the Forbes College Council. She also serves as the chair of ALAS (Association of Latin American Activism and Service), leading programming in the fields of service and activism, focusing on health, education, and immigration policies, for the latinx community beyond Princeton University.
Nadia received numerous accolades for her prior academic research and fieldwork, including the Princeton Prize in Race Relations Certificate of Achievement. Outside of the classroom, she enjoys playing ultimate Frisbee, baking, creating digital art, and learning web development. She is currently spending her time in quarantine learning Vietnamese and training for a 5K.
An alumna of Cypress Falls High School, Nadia is pursuing an A.B. in Computer Science, with prospective certificates in Entrepreneurship and Latino Studies, at Princeton University.