THE FUND FOR LEADERSHIP, EQUITY, ACCESS AND DIVERSITY (LEAD FUND) IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE LEAD FUND AUTHOR OF 2018
About the LEAD Fund Author of 2018 Alicia Quiñones, University of Wisconsin La Crosse '18
Alicia Quiñones is currently a graduate student at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy studying social policy. As an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin (UW-L) she received a Bachelor of Science in political science and public administration where she participated in the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program. The McNair Program and her mentor Nizam Arain, Director of Equity and Affirmative Action and Title IX Coordinator at UW-L, helped fund and conduct this research concerning hate speech and the First Amendment on the UW-L campus.
Previously, Alicia interned with the AAAED where she was given the opportunity to be a LEAD Fund author.