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Ysatiz Piñero

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Ysatiz Piñero

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Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement
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Ysatiz Piñero, M.S. (pronouns: she/her/hers/ella), was born in Puerto Rico and hails from Cape Coral, Florida by way of Miami. As a proud first-generation college student, she is cultivating her life’s mantra “aspire to inspire change every day” by earning three degrees and pursuing her fourth. She is a certified Restorative Justice Facilitator, Search Advocate, and Professional Mediator. On a national level, she serves as the co-chair of the Latinx Caucus through NCORE and is the Education Chair for the ACPA Latinx Network. As a champion for change and lifelong advocate for marginalized communities, she embodies the words of Mahatma Gandhi: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”

In her personal life, Ysatiz loves her cat and dog, Bella and Akira, and proudly wears the title of favorite titi (aunt in Spanish). She is an aspiring Costco and Amazon Influencer, an ice cream lover, and a self-proclaimed red velvet connoisseur. When she has free time, she enjoys cooking her favorite Boricua dishes and trying new recipes, binge-watching TV shows like Love is Blind, Criminal Minds, and Law and Order: SVU, cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs as well as any Miami sports team, and never traveling to the same place twice. ¡DALÉ!