Jeannette Martinez is an undergraduate student majoring in Chicana/o Studies with an emphasis is Social Policy and History at the University of California, Davis. Ms. Martinez holds an Associate degree in Arts from Contra Costa College. Her research interests are focused on educational segregation in urban communities and the educational outcomes and effects this has among youth of color.
During her undergraduate years Ms. Martinez was an active participant in creating a space for student empowerment for community college students. Ms. Martinez intends to enroll in a doctoral program after obtaining a masters degree. Her ultimate goal is to become a university professor.