Tania V. Chairez

Born in Chihuahua, Mexico and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Tania Chairez came to the United States with her parents to live the American Dream. Tania received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a M.Ed. in Secondary Education from Grand Canyon University. As a publicly undocumented immigrant, Tania has been a community organizer centered around immigrant rights since 2011, taught 7th and 8th grade English, and is now an advisor for college students who have graduated from KIPP Colorado Schools. Tania has been featured on the cover of TIME Magazine and was named one of 12 Inspiring Latinas Under 25 by Latina Magazine.