Alba Lucero Villarreal (She/Her/Ella) is our Assistant Program Coordinator for Leadership Development. As a Mexican-American woman from a low-income and first-generation background, Alba continuously advocates for her community. She has worked for Representative Brenda Lopez Romero as a campaign fellow and a part-time legislative aid. She previously worked for the Georgia Youth Poll Worker Project as a Public Relations and Partnerships Intern.

Alba is also a proud fourth-year Honors student at Georgia State University, where she received the Goizueta Pipeline Scholarship. As a Goizueta Scholar, she has had the opportunity to attend leadership conferences in Washington, D.C., and Chicago and serve as the Representative for her 2018 Scholarship Cohort. Alba graduated with a Political Science bachelor’s degree with a minor in Journalism.

A personal aspiration of hers is to travel the world and have the opportunity to experience new cultures. Her admiration for community and people pushes her to be a fighter and advocate for marginalized people everywhere.