Dorantes, Gabriela

Roberto Hernández Center

Serving students with last names A through M

A Milwaukee native, Gabriela joined the staff of the Roberto Hernández Center in March 2014. After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Spanish from Marquette University in 2010 she spent two years working as an office assistant. During that time she graduated from Class VIII of the Latino Nonprofit Leadership Program. She will complete her Master's Degree in Cultural Foundation of Community Engagement and Education in December 2018.

Gabriela has a passion for assisting in the advancement of the Latino community in Milwaukee and is involved with local organizations that promote peace, awareness, and progress. With a special interest in student affairs and a background in nonprofit work, she is excited to help build the RHC’s presence in the Milwaukee community while working to ensure Latino student success at UWM, as part of UWM's commitment to becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

In addition, Gabriela brings a special understanding of cultural identity from her Mexican-German background and experiences living and working in México. She holds dual-citizenship with México and USA and is energized by the diversity within the Latino heritage.

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