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Author: Veronica Arreola
Veronica I. Arreola is a professional feminist, writer, and mom. Her writing has also be featured in outlets such as USA Today, New York Times, the anthology, “Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox,” and Bitch Media, where she also serves on the board of directors. Veronica’s blog, Viva la Feminista, has been named a top political blog by Blogher and LATISM. By day she works on diversity in science issues at the University of Illinois at Chicago, currently as director of Latin@s Gaining Access to Networks for Advancement in Science and previously as director of their Women in Science and Engineering Program. She lives on the far North Side of Chicago with her husband, their high school aged daughter and their two rescue dogs.