Elisabet Raquel García: Finding & reconnecting to your roots
Do you really know who you are, if you don’t know where you come from? 💖
In Season 2, Episode 6 of I’m Lost, So What?, Cassandra chats with former client turned friend, Elisabet Raquel García for a conversation on finding your roots, documenting family stories, and how culture and identity REALLY influence and impact everything in our lives.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
How to start connecting (and finding) your roots, especially if you are part of the diaspora
Why recording family history is so important to our own legacies
And how you can incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies in your business
Elisabet Raquel García (she/they) | Global Education DEI Specialist
Elisabet Raquel García was a first-gen low-income student from the outskirts of East LA who was able to study abroad during her undergrad studies 4x for nearly FREE. Her experiences abroad changed her life for the better, forever.
Since then, she's built her career as a Global Education DEI Specialist on a mission to support historically underserved students in accessing more equitable education opportunities through her company, Access Equitable Education.
Elisabet and her work have been featured everywhere - by companies like Go Overseas and Diversity Abroad to government organizations such as the U.S. Department of State and the Mexican Secretary of Foreign Relations. These days, you can find Elisabet creating, consulting, and training teams from around the world or speaking on the transformative power of international education from the comforts of her home in East Los Angeles.