Pro Bono Managing Attorney, Children’s Program

Roxana Avila-Cimpeanu was born in Honduras and moved to the United States as a young child. She grew up in Indiana and attended Indiana University, where she earned a B.S. in Business, a B.A. in Psychology, and a minor in Spanish. Following her graduation, she served in the Peace Corps as a Community Economic Development volunteer in Costa Rica. She earned her J.D. from Boston College Law School, where she immersed herself in the fields of immigration law and juvenile rights. She enjoys plants, sunsets, eating good food, and spending time with her husband and friends. Roxana joined the Florence Project as a Staff Attorney with the Children’s Program in September 2016, transitioned to Pro Bono Mentor in December 2018, and became Pro Bono Managing Attorney in December 2019.