Daniela Suarez is currently a fellow at Partnership for Central America and is pursuing a Master’s degree at the School of International Service at American University.
She recently served as a legislative assistant in Seattle City Councilmember Lewis’s Office with a focus on education and early learning, community economic development, and constituent communications. In 2019 she was appointed by Governor Jay Inslee to serve a term on the University of Washington Board of Regents. Suarez also worked at the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges. Where she led strategic advocacy initiatives to pass key higher education legislation in Olympia centered on accessibility and equity, including Washington State College Promise.
Suarez was born in Arequipa, Peru. In 2004, her family immigrated to the United States. She holds a B.A from the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington and an A.A from South Puget Sound Community College.
1:20 PM | Washington State Legislature: Mythbusting
As a WA-SEN alumnae, Daniela will host a discussion with the WA-SEN Student Team about student experiences with state legislators.