Student Narrative: Kai Martin

Kai Martin State/District: D.C. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I am a graduate student at George Washington University, pursuing an MPP in Program Evaluation and Policy Analysis, graduating Spring 2021. I work as an Assistant Technology Specialist where my duties include providing software trainings to students with disabilities-aiding in the productivity of […]

Student Narrative: Danna Gonzalez

Danna Gonzalez State: Colorado TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I work for a community behavioral health and support organization in Colorado as a home visitor and parent support provider. I go to families’ homes to provide parents with support and skills on how to interact with their children in a positive way […]

Student Narrative: Luis Ursula

Luis Ursula State: Massachusetts TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO “I’ve always been into science and research, so I went into a field that indirectly helps medicine and patients. I previously did work as a Research Associate working with assay development, which is used in the diagnostics of certain illnesses. I now work […]

Student Narrative: Emerson Loaiza

Emerson Loaiza State: Massachusetts TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I was born in Colombia and moved to the U.S. when I was 13. I worked in the hospitality industry for 14 years. With the help of a scholarship from TheDream.US, I had the opportunity to get a college education. I am now […]

Student Narrative: Johanna Vazquez Coto

Johanna Vazquez Coto State: Maryland TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I was born in El Salvador and as a young girl, I was interested in education and helping others. When I was 11, using the little English I knew, I helped my younger cousin read and learn English. Now, with my bachelor’s […]

Student Narrative: Camila Salkov

Camila Salkov Maryland TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I am originally from Chile and came to the US at the age of 16. I received my B.S. In Accounting from Trinity Washington University and my Masters Degree from Fitchburg State University. I have been a banker, a financial advisor, and a real […]

Student Narrative: Mauricio Ramirez

Mauricio Ramirez State: Illinois TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I am currently a research associate analyst in the 3-year Investments Development Program at Allstate Investments conducting research and analysis on corporate bonds. I also serve as the Chief Investment Officer for the investment research arm of The Pegasus Group (PG) – a […]

Student Narrative: Johann Hayag

Johann Hayag State: Illinois TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I’m Johann Hayag, CEO and Founder of Aktibo Athletics. I’m also a TheDream.US graduate of University of Illinois at Chicago with a degree inChemistry.” TELL US WHY YOUR WORK MATTERS… “I graduated with a chemistry degree with a passion for the environment and […]

Student Narrative: Kevin Roth

Kevin Roth State: Florida TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I started my career in ministry – mentoring young people to help them find their potential and become leaders. I was the multimedia manager responsible for our media productions. I moved into the teaching field and am now a secondary math teacher as […]