Barbara Gonzalez

Barbara Alyssa Gonzalez is a Junior at UW-Madison majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications with a certificate in Chican@/Latin@ Studies. Born and raised in New York City, Barbara has always possesed a passion for writing, whether it's an article, poetry, or creative non-fiction. Her mother is a registered nurse in the medically under-served areas of Washington Heights and Harlem, which inspired her to write this story on the TRIUMPH program. She is currently Marketing Chair of her sorority, Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc., a Social Justice and Fashion writer for MODA Magazine, and Greek Life Specialist Intern at the Multicultural Student Center. For more information, feel free to contact her at bagonzalez@wisc.edu