Beatriz Lopez was born in Santa Maria, California, and is a proud daughter of Mexican immigrants. Beatriz graduated from Arizona State University (ASU) in 2016 with a B.A. in Education. After graduation, she volunteered in Misiones, Argentina, teaching English and perfecting her Spanish skills for a year. Beatriz has experience working with diverse populations, including survivors of domestic violence, children at risk for child abuse and neglect, and individuals encountering homelessness and mental health crisis. She is pursuing a master’s in social work at ASU and is expected to graduate in May 2024. She is excited to intern at FIRRP and continue strengthening her professional skills to advocate for undocumented individuals and refugees.
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