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.