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Student Spotlight – Miguelina Ortiz Burgos


Miguelina Ortiz Burgos

Lawrence University, anthropology (cultural focus)

GSEF Fellow, Cohort 2 

"If you're really passionate about something, just go for it, regardless of how challenging it may seem at first."


How would you describe yourself in a few sentences?

Hello there! My name is Miguelina and I am a third-year student at Lawrence University majoring in anthropology. I am originally from the Dominican Republic, but currently live in New York City. In my free time, I like to play the guitar, listen to music, and visit new places. I am very excited to join the GSEF team and get to know new people!

If you had to teach someone one thing, what would you teach them?

Stay positive and keep going.

What's the best advice someone has given to you?

Don't let fear be a reason for you not to do something.

What will your legacy be?

If you're really passionate about something, just go for it, regardless of how challenging it may seem at first.

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