Student, Claremont Mckenna College
Bettina Passos was born in Santa Catarina, Brazil, and moved to the United States when she was 12 years old. Growing up traveling due to her father’s job, she was inspired to lead her academics toward the development and understanding of the world. After writing a book on immigrant stories, Bettina is pursuing a degree in International Relations at Claremont McKenna College. In the future, she wishes to focus her career on advocating for Hispanic and Latino success, hoping to use her roots as a pillar for her work.