Author Bio

 La India Santos is a Master’s candidate in the International Educational Development Program at the University of Pennsylvania. La India holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Spanish from Widener University and is pursuing a Pennsylvania teacher certification in Spanish Education. Currently, her focuses include girls’ education, menstrual hygiene management, international service learning, and human rights pertaining to women, children, and refugees. She is passionate about empowering young women and engaging them in developing the skills necessary to achieve their full potential. La India also has a passion for traveling and dance and hopes to use these two hobbies to impact others globally and encourage young ones, especially those of the minority population, to actively engage in traveling, dance, and educational/ social impact opportunities.