Public Talks

Upcoming Invited Talks & Keynotes

Title: Supporting Latina/o/x Students at UW-Whitewater

Topic: Presented a lecture on the increasing statewide demographics of Latina/o/xs in Wisconsin. Discussed opportunities and challenges in supporting the recruitment and retention efforts of Latina/o/x students at UW-Whitewater.

When: January 10, 2020


Audience: Division of Enrollment and Retention, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Location: Whitewater, WI.

Title: Creating, Building, and Demanding an Equitable Experience in College.

Topic: Discussed the role of academic and co-curricular engagement of Students of Color. Highlighted transfer opportunities for students. Discussed strategies for faculty and staff to equitably support Students of Color at their institution.

When: November, 29, 2019

Audience: Madison College students, faculty, and staff

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Previous Invited Talks

Title: Graduate school considerations

Topic: Led workshop on the graduate school search process alongside the job search process for early career student affairs professionals.WCPALogo

When: October, 2019

Audience: Student Affairs 101,  (WCPA).

Location: Wisconsin Dells, WI.

Title: Developing as Scholars: King Chavez Scholars Program and the College Transition

Topic: Led talk on student engagement and making the most of one’s collegiate experience for first-year undergraduate scholars.

When: August, 2019


Audience: King Chavez Scholars Program, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Location: Whitewater, WI.

Title: Selecting a Graduate Program/Preparing for Graduate School

Topic Led workshop for the McNair Scholars Program on the graduate school search process.

When: June, 2019


Audience: McNair Scholars, University of Wisconin-Whitewater.

Location: Whitewater, WI.


Title: Supporting Undocumented Students in their College Planning Process: The Role of High School Counselors

Topic: Co-led talk on the different resources high school counselors can use to support undocumented students college application and search process.

When: April, 2019


Audience: Regional High School Counselor Summit, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Admissions Office.

Location: Whitewater, WI.

Title: A research agenda: Critically Supporting Latina/o/x Students in Higher Education

Topic: Reviewing a research agenda focused on supporting Latina/o/x students in college.


When: March, 2019

Audience:  AAHHE Faculty Fellows Program

Location: Costa Mesa, CA.

Title: Latinx/a/o Knowledge Community Research & Scholarship

Topic: The graduate school experience for Latina/o/x students.

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When: March, 2019

Audience: Student Affairs Administrators in 

Higher Education (NASPA) National Conference

Location: Los Angeles, CA.

Title: Exploring the letter from Birmingham in today’s world.

Topic: Discussing the impact of King’s letter historically and today.

When: January, 2019

Audience: Martin Luther King Commemorative Event, University of Wisconsin-1024px-UW-Whitewater_logo_2c_lead_hortizontal.svg


Location: Whitewater, WI.

Title: You are a scholar: King Chavez Scholars and the college experience.

Topic: Led a talk on undergraduate research opportunites for students part of the King Chavez Scholars Program.

When: August, 2018


Audience: King Chavez Scholars Program, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Location: Whitewater, WI.

Title: How to prepare and select a graduate school.

Topic: Facilitated and led panel discussion on graduate school selection process as part of Graduate School.

When: November, 2017


Audience: Graduate School Series participants, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Location: Whitewater, WI.