Sarah Nuñez is a 1.5 generation immigrant born in Bogota, Colombia and raised in North Carolina. She’s a cultural worker and healer, weaving storytelling, art, practice, and movement building throughout her work, organizing and activism. She has lived in Louisville for 5 years and along with being a full-time student she is a local expert on Latinx student engagement in the Southeast. A consultant, speaker, writer, and organizer she has experience in many areas, higher education, nonprofits, and government. Some of her most valued community projects are Louisville Latinx Oral History Project, Louisville Latino Education Outreach Project, and Mijente . Sarah holds a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from Western Carolina University as well as Bachelors in Art in Interdisciplinary Studies from UNC-Asheville. In 2022, she plans to graduate with her doctorate in Education Counseling Psychology from University of Louisville.
Throughout her career, she has participated in Education Equity Initiatives, Living Wage Campaigns, Fair Housing Testing, Public Radio Advocacy, Immigrant Rights Advocacy, Civil Liberties Protections, Social Enterprise, and advocating for rights of Black, LGBTQ+, Muslim, and Latinx communities.