Raquel Olvera

November 21, 2017

Prior to joining the 826 National team, Raquel fell in love with 826 as an Outreach & Development intern and then as an Americorps VISTA Marketing & Communications Assistant at 826LA. She earned her B.A. in English and Art History from Boston College. On the weekends, you can find her frequenting a local museum, listening to Drake, wearing big earrings, and eating different cheeses—usually all at the same time. 

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STEM to Story: Making Waves

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