Empower a Young Woman of Color

Idalia Andrade

Idalia Andrade is Student Affairs Specialist in Student conduct at UIC and she is the coordinator for volunteers at the Latinas on the Plaza™ conference.

Education:  University of Illinois at Chicago

Current job: Student Affairs Specialist for Student Conduct

What are your two top strengths? Analyzing and Strategizing

What are your top two values? Family and Responsibility

What is your passion?  Being a connector for greatness by encouraging women to reach for their goals and assisting as best as I can.

Volunteer activities:  Mentor at Erie Neighborhood House

My hero:  Esperanza from House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

What will you be doing in 5 years?

I will be working in a position that is closely aligned with my passion of inspiring women of all ages.

A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step- Lao Tzu