Adrienne is the Project Director for Ventura College's Project Servingness: Aspiration, Identity, and Learning (S:AIL) in STEM (HSI STEM and Articulation Programs-Title III, Part F). In her role, she is focused on supporting the academic and transfer success and career aspirations of Latine/BIPOC and low-income students in STEM through culturally responsive, affirming, and sustaining institutional and curricular practices. Prior to joining VC, Adrienne worked with multiple HSI programs in various capacities at Santa Barbara City College, California Lutheran University, and the University of California Santa Barbara. Her work has focused on implementing student engagement and faculty development programs that ignite critical discussions and review of institutional and curricular practices to develop an equity-centered, transformational experience that is culturally relevant and responsive to the needs of Latine/BIPOC students. Adrienne is a first-generation college graduate, earning a B.A. in English with a minor in Womxn's Studies (LGBTQ+ concentration) and a M.A. in Education with an emphasis in Cultural Perspectives and Comparative Education.