Irma was born and raised in Mexico, she spent her childhood in Veracruz and attended high school and college in Mexico City. She attended the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and received a B.A. in Modern Language and Literature. She worked for the local government of Mexico City and when she moved to the United States in 2017, she had the opportunity to share her passion about her culture and started teaching Spanish as a foreign language. As a member of the Latinx/Hispanic community and being an immigrant herself, she found within the Florence Project the perfect opportunity to give back to the community and help those who find themselves vulnerable in a foreign country. Irma enjoys reading, hiking, boxing and spending time with her family. She firmly believes that every day is a bonus.
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