Angelica Deaton

Angelica DeatonOffice Coordinator – Research Assistant- Diversity, Inclusion and belonging, M.S.
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Angelica is from Bogota, Colombia, where she earned her Bachelor of Law at the National University of Colombia. She also received an M.Ed. Degree in Organizational Leadership and Communications at the Belmont University of Nashville, Tennessee, in 2018. She has over seven years of professional experience in the United States, ensuring that the diversity of individuals and populations is addressed in educational and communication services that affect the health of a community. Her experience includes working with the CDC Foundation, TN Disability Pathfinder- Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, and Alive Hospice. She also has more than twenty years of working as a legal program manager and as an attorney for Colombia’s government programs that serve low-income and underprivileged communities.

Angelica currently serves as a member of the AUCD Spanish Caucus Steering committee, identifying, and addressing barriers to language access for Spanish-speaking network members. Also, as a facilitator of Padres Comprometidos at Conexion Americas, she aims to foster a strong connection between Latino parents and schools playing a leading role in preparing their children for college. She also serves as a member of the Community Advisory Council for the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and as a Cultural Consultant for the University of Kentucky