Giana Aguilar-Valencia

Giana Aguilar-Valencia is a junior at DePaul University, where she is studying Computer Science and Journalism with a minor in Public Law/Public Thought. She was born in Hackensack, NJ and raised in Orlando, FL. She transferred to DePaul University in the Fall 2022 quarter. After graduating she plans on obtaining a master's degree in data science and attending law school to become a lawyer. Giana discovered CAIR-Chicago in an interview she did with Sufyan Sohel in a story she wrote for The DePaulia. She joined CAIR to learn more about the systems of oppression affecting underserved and underrepresented communities, and to make a difference. Her future profession surrounds technology, communications, government, and plans on running for public office. Giana was born to Colombian immigrants. She is also a Grace Hopper Scholar. For fun, she reads, writes, codes, travels, dances, and works on her podcast called Not To Your Standards on Spotify.



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