Daniela Kruel Di Giacomo
Daniela Kruel Di Giacomo is a PhD student at the University of Colorado at Boulder School of Education Department of Educational Psychology/Learning Sciences. She is working as a Research Assistant with Professor Kris Gutierrez and the CLRN project of ‘Leveraging Horizontal Expertise’, and is interested in the design of learning spaces for non-dominant youth, specifically Latino immigrant communities, in low income environments. Prior to her pursuing her PhD, she worked in Bay Area hybrid secondary schools, mental health/social work agencies, and political asylum/refugee rights organizations. She holds a Master’s in Development Studies from Cambridge University, and Bachelor’s in Latin American Studies from UC Berkeley.