About 37 million people in the United States, both old and young, are repaying a total of over $1 trillion in outstanding student debt, and an increasing number are struggling to make these payments... Read more
Vanessa graduated from Haverford College in Pennsylvania in 2012, where she studied Anthropology. Her interest in writing, culture, social justice, and change motivated her to be a part of GoodSpeaks as an intern. Born in California to a Panamanian family, she has lived in places including Brooklyn and Honolulu. As a recent alumna, she hopes to expand her experiences and knowledge about nonprofits, global issues, and the human experience.