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Civic Engagement is an avenue for social change. When coupled with leadership that prioritizes communal values, civic engagement can be used by emerging activists and community organizers to fight for justice, equity, and change. Students have always been pioneers of social movements. Join us to learn how you can leverage your power as a student and place yourself in influential leadership positions.
Emiliana is an entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, CA, with a passion for giving back to the community. Along with being an award-winning event producer, Emiliana devotes much of her time to advocacy programs for women's rights, Latino education, and gender equality. As a stellar community organizer, Emiliana brings her 10+ plus years of event experience to Women's March LA. In 2016, Emiliana founded the Women's March LA Foundation, a non-profit organization, and is the driving force behind the official Women's March in Los Angeles. Since January, Emiliana has become extremely involved in activism, both on a local and national level, and has served as the bridge between many organizations to combine forces in the Summer of Resistance. Emi has spoken to numerous groups, including The League of Women Voters, Cal State Los Angeles, USC, UCLA, and was a panelist at 2017 Politicon, the HOPE Conference, and Hispanas Organize for Equality. Emiliana is currently a contributor for Huffington Post.