Norma is an extremely motivated and accomplished student who is dedicated to helping individuals of all backgrounds reach for and pursue their full potential. In addition to tutoring and empowering young women through Girls Inc., Norma volunteers with the Denver Scholarship Foundation to inspire and support students back home to apply to college. Through these experiences she has realized her passion for cultivating and inspiring youth and plans to work in education in the future. While a student at Stanford University, Norma worked as a member of the Admit Weekend planning team, volunteered with Nuestra Graduacion and New Student Orientation, and was involved with Ballet Folklorico de Stanford since her freshman year. She was also been involved in Ravenswood Reads, a tutoring and literacy program that partners with an East Palo Alto elementary school. Passionate about leveling the educational playing field, Norma is a middle school teacher in Los Angeles with Teach for America.
Class of 2012