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Giuliana Estrada she/ella

Program Officer

616.454.1751 x128

English, Español

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Joined the Community Foundation:

Inspirational Quote:

It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.

Paulo Coelho

What Giuliana does:

Giuliana leads our Challenge Scholars initiative, cultivates partnerships in support of our Challenge Scholars and continues to be a thought leader around our equitable education strategies. Giuliana also facilitates resource allocation by the Dream Fund Committee, a community-led grantmaking fund that supports the success of Challenge Scholars students.

What she did before:

Giuliana helped marginalized communities navigate the healthcare system when she served as a medical interpreter with AmeriCorps at a local clinic. Most recently, she worked at Health Net of West Michigan as Education Coordinator. Giuliana also played a key role in the development of FitKids360 en Español. Giuliana received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Photography from Grand Valley State University.

When Giuliana is not working:

She's spending time with family, watching movies, going out for a walk and crocheting.

A few of Giuliana's favorite things…

To College Through College/T2C Studio, The Diatribe
Place to send out-of-towners:
the lake, Millennium Park, downtown Grand Rapids
Place to eat or drink:
El Globo Restaurant, Pupuseria El Salvador, 40 Acres, San Chez A Tapas Bistro
Part of my job:
Connecting with students and working with them as they experience college and reach their goals.

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