For nearly 18 years, Angelica Rueda has developed programs and worked with historically underrepresented student populations to expand college access. Her career in education began at a charter school in Denver Public Schools until 2015 when she transitioned to higher education. Angelica focuses on affecting first-generation, low income, and students of color. Born in Chihuahua, Mexico, raised in Denver, Colorado, Angelica holds a Baccalaureate from University of Southern California in both Sociology and Humanities (Italian). She received her Master’s in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Colorado State University in 2017.
Currently Angelica works for the Community College of Denver assisting the Vice President of Enrollment Administration and Student Success. She serves on several college and tri-institutional committees both as a member and as a chair, including, Commencement, Latinx Leadership Summit, Muslim Cultural Unity, etc. She has been a high school panelist and has provided workshops to students on resume writing, self-efficacy and social identity. Angelica also volunteers as a member of the West High School Alumni Association Board.