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Leah Barrera

Digital Communications Intern

Leah Barrera joined Raise Your Hand Texas in September 2022 as a Digital Communications Intern. She is an undergraduate student majoring in advertising at The Moody College of Communications at The University of Texas at Austin.

Barrera grew up in south Texas and was introduced to the world of education through her family of educators, who are passionate advocates for public schools. Barrera will graduate in December 2023 with a Bachelor of Science in Advertising. After college, she hopes to pursue a Master’s in Business Administration.

Barrera is an advocate for public education and wants a brighter future for Texas. When she is not studying, she likes to try new coffee shops in Austin and enjoys traveling.

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. - Anais Nin
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