Angela has been serving as the Student Alliance Director since May of 2014. Her goals in this position are to facilitate positive and collaborative student initiatives on campus. She is a native of California who has traveled extensively throughout the US, Mexico and South America. Angela is a doctoral candidate in East-West Psychology and brings several years of experience in project management, operations, and strategic planning. Prior she has served CIIS as a team member of the Operations Team, the grant writer and facilitator of the $10,000 Social Innovation Grant from California Campus Compact, and as a Student Affairs student worker.
Andrea Chavez Mendez, is a Master's student in Somatic Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. She moved to San Francisco a year ago from her native home of Mexico City, Mexico. In her studies, she integrates body practices as a way of empowerment to psychotherapy. Her work is influenced by her psychotherapy community service in Mexican communities. In addition, Andrea demonstrates her commitment to health and fitness as professional pole fitness instructor and tri-athlete. As a member of the Student Alliance team, she brings energy and a great attitude to listen and support students.
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