Position: Dream SF Fellow
Wendy grew up in Sinaloa, Mexico and moved to the United States when she was 8 years old with her mother and two sisters. She attended UC Berkeley and majored in Media Studies with a minor in Human Rights.
After graduating UC Berkeley, Wendy worked as a social worker at a nonprofit with a mission of getting families housed in the city of San Francisco. After a year, she decided that she wanted to have a larger impact on communities and moved on to work as a bilingual client advocate where she supported low-income folks to find pro-bono representation.
Wendy is interested in becoming an attorney that provides holistic services. This means that she wants to go beyond traditional legal services to ensure that clients receive the individualized assistance that their particular needs require. Wendy aspires to eventually found her own nonprofit that promotes her vision for holistic legal services.
In her spare time, Wendy loves to cook, paint, dance, watch old films, read, and shoot photos. She also loves spending time with her friends and family.