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  • Daniela Gamboa Zapatel

    Daniela Gamboa Zapatel

    Ph.D. Student in Education, admitted Autumn 2021

    BioDaniela Gamboa is a PhD student in Educational Policy at Stanford's Graduate School of Education. Her previous experience as a teacher, as a government official, and as an advocate of civil society reinforced her commitment to the delivery of equitable, inclusive, and quality education for all learners. After serving in public schools and as a Teach for Peru fellow, Daniela led initiatives towards the strengthening of inclusive education systems in the Ministry of Education of Peru and the Peruvian Down Syndrome Society, collaborating on cross-country initiatives with members of the Regional Network for Inclusive Education (Latin America), Down Syndrome International, and Inclusion International. Before starting her PhD program, she worked as an equity and inclusion consultant at the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). She is interested in exploring the barriers to policies providing adequate support for teachers to serve diverse learners. Specifically, she aims to look into the way the different levels of the system interact and shape inclusive education practices.

    Daniela holds a B.A. in Early Childhood Education with Honors from the University of Piura (Peru) and a M.A. in Education (International Education Policy Analysis) from Stanford University.

  • Rubén A. González

    Rubén A. González

    Ph.D. Student in Education, admitted Autumn 2020
    Other Tech - Graduate, GSE Dean's Office
    SU Student - Summer, Stanford Teacher Education Program (STEP)

    BioRubén González, proudly from Greenfield, California, is a Ph.D. candidate in the Race, Inequality, and Language in Education (RILE) program at Stanford University. His research interests focus on the sociopolitical disposition and action of teachers of color, and the use of critical pedagogy and Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) in classroom settings. He dedicates his work to improving the K-12 schooling experiences of Black, Indigenous, all students of color, and other marginalized youth. Rubén taught high school English, English Language Development, and AVID in Sacramento, California, for six years prior to pursuing his graduate studies. Rubén also worked with (im)migrant and multilingual Latinx youth as an academic tutor in classroom and after-school settings in Dixon, California, during his undergraduate studies. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in English at Sacramento State University after transferring from Hartnell College. At the statewide level, Rubén serves on the Education Trust–West’s (ETW) Educator Advisory Council (EAC). In local community settings, Rubén has organized with the Association of Raza Educators (ARE) Sacramento, and Ethnic Studies Now (ESN) Sacramento and Elk Grove.

  • Danielle Marie Greene

    Danielle Marie Greene

    Ph.D. Student in Education, admitted Autumn 2017
    Ph.D. Student in Education, admitted Autumn 2017
    Ph.D. Minor, Linguistics

    BioDanielle Greene is a 5th year Ph.D. candidate in the Race, Inequality, and Language in Education (RILE) and Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education (CTE) programs at the Graduate School of Education. From Virginia, Danielle previously taught middle school Social Studies in an urban district before coming to Stanford. Focusing on the social context of education, her research explores teaching cultures and language practices within K-12 public schools that have majority African American students, faculty, and staffs. Specifically, Danielle centers African American resistances to linguistic, cultural, and physical Black displacement and dispossession in schools and their surrounding communities. Finally, she also has the immense pleasure of serving as the Chief of Staff of the Richmond Resilience Initiative - a guaranteed income pilot serving working-class residents of Richmond, Virginia.