Emily Xiomara is an Arizona native and daughter of Mexican immigrants. She is a proud first-generation college graduate who earned a B.A in Psychology, a B.A. in Justice Studies, and a Certificate in Socio-Legal Studies from Arizona State University. During her undergrad she held multiple leadership positions within Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc. She previously interned for Aliento and Mi Familia Vota working on campaigns to register Latinx voters. Before joining The Florence Project, she served as a legal assistant to a personal injury and bankruptcy attorney. During her free time she loves to practice Italian, listen to Spanish music, and try new restaurants.