Mirella Cisneros Perez, a proud Mexican immigrant and former middle school teacher, is the Fellowship Manager at LatinxEd. She graduated from Elon University with a degree in Middle Grades Education. In her current role, she manages the LatinxEd Fellowship program, which invests in the growth and well-being of Latinx leaders through a culturally-sustaining leadership development model. Her advocacy work for the Latinx community stems from her experiences growing up undocumented, attending public schools K-12, and teaching. During her free time, she enjoys cooking, spending time in nature, and making memories with family.