格瓦拉-克鲁兹' 11 describes her career as investing in others 而且 “serving with humility.” She is currently a supervisor for the Migrant Education Student Event Program at the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 她还在那里担任多元化董事, 公平与包容内部培训促进者.
在她的业余时间, Guevara-Cruz sits on the Board of Directors for various organizations including Fuerza Migrante, Texas Exes Puget Sound Chapter 而且 is the Chair of Communities of Color Coalition. She also volunteers as an application reviewer for leadership programs at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute—a top fellowship program in which she also took part in. The yearlong fellowship provides Latinos leadership 而且 public service opportunities.
Guevara-Cruz was first in her family to attend 而且 graduate from college in 2011. 在惠特曼的时候, she studied Spanish (now Hispanic Studies) 而且 sociology—graduating with honors in 2011. She was involved in the Black Student Union, Club Latino 而且 KWCW radio station. She volunteered with Story Time (reading to local schoolchildren) 而且 translated for the 要人要人 County juvenile justice system.
毕业后, Guevara-Cruz worked for AmeriCorps as a college 而且 career coach for middle 而且 high schools in the Seattle area—focusing on dropout prevention among low-income 而且 minority students. 她获得了墨西哥裔美国人研究硕士学位, 重点是教育, 在德克萨斯大学.
“永远做真实的自己. 照顾好自己. 以一颗开放的心和开放的思想来经历所有的经历. 要坦然地请求和接受支持. 没有人是白手起家的，最伟大的学习发生在过程中. 如果你对结果不满意, shift your approach in ways you can—each person has varying proximity to power, 特权和访问.”