Breakout #3: FIRST GEN: ONE LATINA’S REMARKABLE JOURNEY

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In her brave and buoyant memoir, ALEJANDRA CAMPOVERDI writes about the emotional and literal hurdles she encountered as a first gen Latina breaking a number of generational cycles. Her life has been full of amazing contradictions. Raised on welfare by an immigrant single mother in Los Angeles, Campoverdi has been a White House aide to President Obama and a gang member’s girlfriend. She’s ridden in stolen cars and on Air Force One and is now a nationally recognized women’s health advocate. Campoverdi will talk about her life and the unique challenges faced by “First and Onlys” and share her advice for those following in her footsteps.

July 21
10:30 am — 11:30 am

TBD

Alejandra Campoverdi

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