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Dayana Alejandra Nunez

Student Coordinator

dnunez26@ucmerced.edu

Dayana Nunez is an incoming third-year Public Health Major and Minor in Psychology. She was born in Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco but migrated to Pittsburg, California at the age of 4. She's a first-generation student, a DACA recipient, and the youngest of five siblings. She hopes to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant to help underrepresented minorities by helping break the physical language barrier in the medical field. As a Student Coordinator, she is really excited to be able to help the undocumented community and allies by spreading resources and newly obtained knowledge. 

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Fatima Gabriela Ibanez

Student Coordinator

fibanez2@ucmerced.edu

Fatima Gabriela Ibanez is a third year Psychology major student at UC Merced. Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico but raised in Baldwin Park, California. She is a first-generation undocumented student with no siblings and a family of three. Proudly a Dream .US recipient, education is immensely important for Fatima. Her aspiration is to become a licensed marriage and family therapist. Involved in many clubs and organizations such as PSI CHI honor’s society and tennis club, she also has an interest in photography. Joining the team was a goal she wanted to pursue since freshman year. Her passion for helping the undocumented community only grows, as she wants to reciprocate all the assistance that was given to her by the lovely office Services for Undocumented Students.

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Adrian Buitron Boada

Student Coordinator

abuitronboada@ucmerced.edu

Adrian Buitron Boada is a third year Mechanical Engineer student at UC Merced. He was born and raised in Quito, Ecuador till at the age of sixteen he moved to Los Angeles, California. He decided to leave his family and friends behind to pursue his dreams of becoming an engineer. Soon, as an English learner and undocumented student, he experienced and learned of the struggles that young people like him have to go through in the U.S. This sparked his passion for helping the undocumented and immigrant community where he felt to be part of. Currently, he holds a position as a Co-founder of the Ascending Scholars Mentorship Program which helps immigrant and undocumented high school students in Merced county to find a support system. He is the director of Diversity and Inclusion at the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA) for the 2021-2022 board, and runs on the Cross Country Team at UC Merced. His constant and tireless dedication have granted him many opportunities which he uses to uplift undocumented students at UC Merced and the communities in the surroundings of Merced county. In the future, Adrian would like to bring positive change through innovation in the aerospace and technology industry and give back to society through his talents.  

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Chelsy Librado

Student Coordinator

clibrado@ucmerced.edu

Chelsy Librado is an incoming third-year Political Science Major and Minors in Spanish and Writing. She is a first-generation college student from Los Angeles, California, part of a family of four.  Chelsy plans to pursue a law degree sometime in the near future, specifically in civil rights or immigration law. Growing up in a mixed-status family allowed her to involve herself in the human rights space and now serving as a Student Coordinator she hopes she will have the opportunity to be an ally to the undocumented community here at UC Merced

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