Catalina Velasquez Honored with National LGBTQ Task Force's Creating Change Immigration Award

Submitted by Whitney Miller on

Catalina Velasquez, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies and the Executive Director of the Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network (WAISN), has received the prestigious Creating Change Immigration Award from The National LGBTQ Task Force. This esteemed award highlights Velasquez's outstanding leadership in advancing LGBTQ rights within immigrant communities.

In an era marked by unprecedented challenges for both immigrant and LGBTQ communities, Velasquez's unwavering commitment shines brightly. The GWSS Department extends heartfelt congratulations to Catalina Velasquez, acknowledging her as a influential and inspiring member of our academic community.