As the first in my family to pursue a college degree, I have found challenges in navigating the privileges and isolation encompassed in the system of higher education. Both of my parents moved to the United States in the late 1980s – my mother from Hong Kong, China and my father from Monterrey, Mexico. Neither […]
Vivianna Lee Alvarez
About Vivianna Lee Alvarez
Vivianna Lee Alvarez is the cofounder and student coordinator for the FIRST Network and a 2016 graduating senior at Hampshire College. Her work is centered in higher education, access to higher education, and support for first-year students transitioning from high school to postsecondary education.