AEASP 2023 Scholar Angela Garcia

Angela Garcia

Angela (she/her) is a junior at Yale University and is from Detroit, Michigan. She is a first-gen, a low-income student majoring in Economics. Angela plans to pursue a PhD in economics in order to contribute to the diversity of perspectives, research, and impact of the field. She is especially interested in the influence of economics on policy and issues surrounding racial inequality and economic mobility. Angela is also very passionate about community organizing and served as the co-moderator for MEChA - a national organization focused on promoting Chicane unity and empowerment through political action. In her free time, Angela likes learning to skateboard, collecting Vinyls, and journaling.