Renata Mauriz

Renata Mauriz
Student Success Coordinator Email: [email protected]

Biography

Renata Mauriz `17 is the Student Success Program Coordinator for the Undocumented, First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center (U-FLi Center). In her new role, she has worked closely with campus partners to create an equity and asset based FLi Scholars Program (FLiSP) for U-FLi first year students. Through comprehensive programming and strengths-based advising, she provides navigational, social, and academic support to undocumented, first-generation college, and low-income students at Brown University. She received her A.B. in Ethnic Studies and Public Policy and collaborated with faculty and peers to propose policy changes to undocumented admission and new initiatives at Brown University. She cultivated her collaborative approach to institutional change during the time she served as a community organizer at the Wind of the Spirit Immigrant Resource Center and as a policy intern for the National Immigration Law Center. During this time, she utilized popular education practices to build collective power with immigrant communities and change local policies. Renata is a first generation immigrant from Brazil and was raised in New Jersey.