Ana is a passionate individual who enjoys working with people. She recently completed her BA in applied linguistics with a minor in Spanish at UCLA and is currently a second year M.Ed. student in the Curriculum & Instruction (Language, Literacy & Culture) program at the University of Washington. She is interested in studying the intersections of language, culture, and identity, as well as successful strategies in language teaching pedagogy. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, catching up with friends, and exploring cultural cuisines.