Barbara Ramirez is an 18-year-old student who has been a member of Generation Justice since 2017. Barbara started as a GJ youth producer, then moved on to become a Media Justice intern in the Summer of 2019. Barbara is now a part of the 2019/2020 Cultivating Leaders Practicum, where she hopes to learn about narrative shift and policy in New Mexico.
Barbara was born and raised in Yaracuy, Venezuela and has lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico since 2016 as a political asylee. She is studying Communications at CNM and plans to transfer to UNM soon to study journalism.