Gabriela Torres

Undergraduate Intern (Summer 2022)
Undergraduate Interns

Gabriela Torres (ella, she, her/s) is the daughter of two Mexican bakers and is originally from the southernmost part of Texas. Her transnational upbringing shaped her awareness of community, borders, migration, inequality, and injustice. Previously, she served as a healthcare provider in abortion care for two years in Austin, TX. Gabriela also lived and worked in Chiapas, Mexico for six years where she was a Human Rights Defender, Program Coordinator, and Regional Director for the Fray Bartolomé Center for Human Rights and International Service for Peace. Currently, she is a Community Organizer with Communities of Color United for Racial Justice: Coalition for Racial Justice (CCU), where she builds and cultivates alongside a team of community members to make another possible world. She is a first-generation and returning student at the University of Texas at Austin where she is completing her pre-medical studies and degree in Latin American Studies.