Valeria (Val) has previous work experience working with non-profits assisting low-income communities to attain energy equity. Additionally, she has assisted students in the transition to a college academic setting as a Pre-College Proctor. As a Scholar Coach at Waukegan High School, Val provides academic support for students ranging from the 9th to 12th grade. In the future, she would like to pursue law school so that she can continue to assist underrepresented communities.
If you cannot find her, Val is most likely on a long walk or run listening to a podcast.
“If you work hard enough, assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires." - Malcolm Gladwell
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