Hometown: Bronx, NY
Education: Art concentration in Design, Lehman College
Placement: Fordham Leadership Academy for Business & Technology
Natalia is a native New Yorker, born and raised in the Bronx. During her middle school career, she was a part of The Vision Program through College Bound, an initiative that helps economically disadvantaged Hispanics pursue higher education. She attended a small school in the South Bronx where she tutored younger children and spent her summers as a camp counselor. She originally went to Hunter College, but later transferred to Lehman College, where she received a degree in art with a concentration in design. Natalia is excited to work with Blue Engine and hopes to continue her plans towards becoming a full-time teacher.