Isabel Salas

Undergraduate Intern (Spring 2021)
Undergraduate Interns

Isabel Salas (she/her) is a senior majoring in Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures and Latin American Studies. Her research interests include worker’s rights, reproductive justice among immigrant and minority communities, and the intersections between global social justice movements. Last year, Isabel was a public affairs intern at the Harry Ransom Center, where she worked extensively on the opening of their Gabriel García Márquez exhibit. She also interned at the Equal Justice Center, a non-profit law firm in Austin that provides help to low-income workers and immigrants in Texas. In addition to work, Isabel has served as a volunteer language instructor at local refugee organizations in Austin and Seville, Spain. At UT, Isabel has been an active member of the Arabic Flagship Program, dedicating two summers to intensive language study at UT and at the AALIM Center in Meknes, Morocco. In her free time, she enjoys experimenting with cooking and exploring natural spaces.