often on special occasions, whereas some holidays I'd just spend it with only my three other family members. But, family doesn't have to mean blood related. A Filipino community called FAANPS started to grow in my hometown, and those people in that community to this day I consider as family. With more students transitioning into college and leaving their homes, the atmosphere for everyone changes from what most traditional Filipinos are used to. We naturally have the skill of welcoming new people into our lives because of how our Filipino culture is, and we can contribute to bring and share it to our universities. Our identity of being Filipino-American shouldn't be seen as a disadvantage, but to be seen as an opportunity to create a more diverse community by making everyone else feel included, regardless of who they are.
Learn more about Angel!
School: University of Washington Bothell
Major: Business (Accounting & Finance)
Fun Fact: I’ve never had a cavity
What she is up to now: I’m FASA sa UWB Secretary 2018-19 and I couldn’t be happier with the team I am working with!!