March 6-8, 2019
University of San Diego
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Marisol Granillo Arce

UCLA Labor Center
Parent Engagement Coordinator
Marisol Granillo Arce graduated in June 2018 with her Master in Social Welfare from UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and started a Master in Public Health in Community Health Sciences in September 2018 at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. She migrated to the U.S. with her single father from Mexico when she was 12 years old. Despite the many challenges she faced as an undocumented immigrant and first-generation college student, she obtained a B.A. in General Sociology and minor in Child Development from Cal State LA in 2009. Additionally, she went to California Southern School of interpretation where she did one year of training on Spanish Court interpretation. She is currently a full-time MPH student, and a Graduate Student Research for the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment. She has over 15 years of experience working with children privately and as teacher assistant in
elementary schools, and has 4 years of parent engagement experience. She is interested in empowering communities by promoting health, building communities, and sharing culture. During her free time, Marisol loves to do Capoeira (a Brazilian Martial Art), enjoys running, indoor cycling, soccer, and boxing. Contact Info: marisolgranillo@ucla.edu