A nurse by profession and organizer by choice and co-founder of United We Dream
Julieta Garibay moved to the U.S. at the age of 12 from Mexico City and lived in Texas for 20 years before moving to Washington, D.C. She holds a Master’s degree of Science in Public Health Nursing and a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Texas, where she graduated with honors. She’s held a license as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas since 2004. In 2005, she co-founded the University Leadership Initiative (ULI) at the University of Texas- Austin, one of the first undocumented youth-led organizations in the nation. ULI promotes higher education and civic participation amongst immigrant youth and Julieta is currently a member of ULI’s Executive Board. She was also a founding board member of United We Dream.