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Paola Muñoz Rojas
Graduate student at Columbia University. Hija de la diáspora Dominicana, and Latina luchadora contra pendejadas.
Paola Muñoz Rojas is a feminist luchadora for intersectional social justice within academic spaces, hija de la Dominican Diáspora, and first-generation South Bronx native. She is a recent graduate of Cornell University, having obtained a Bachelor of Science in Human Development with minors in English, Inequality Studies, Latinx Studies, and Education. She is currently a graduate student at Columbia University, within the Master of Arts in Anthropology and Education program.
While at Cornell University, she was the co-head of the Advocacy Committee for the Office of Academic Diversity Initiative’s First in Class program — advancing to lead as the President of the First Generation Student Union — the Head Delegate for the Cornell Latinx Ivy League Delegation, as well as a Ronald E. McNair Research Scholar. She was the co-host of the first Cafecito con Chisme: Latinx Podcast of its kind, as well as Senior Editor and Facebook Social Media Manager for Oblivion Magazine. You can find her other pieces within the Huffington Post, SupaDaily Latina, the Mighty, Chica Magazine, Oblivion Magazine, and the Cornell Daily Sun. You can also catch her facilitating for the Intergroup Dialogue Project, her co-founded and co-facilitated Womxn of Color Support Peer Mental Health Support Group and the First-generation and Low-income Support Group, as well as other on-campus diversity and inclusion co-sponsored events.