Alegna A. Gómez
Board Member, is currently a law student at the University of San Francisco School of Law with an interest in Intellectual Property. She is a student clinician for the Internet and Intellectual Property Justice Clinic, which takes pro bono clients, handling trademark and copyright cases from intake to resolution. She graduated from Occidental College, with a major in Diplomacy and World Affairs and a minor in Latinx & Latin American Studies. She is a transnational scholar that received formal education in Guatemala and India throughout her academic journey. Her past internships include working for the Education Rights branch at Public Counsel, one of the nation’s largest pro bono law firms, and co-writing a report on water and sanitation programs for the Development Programme of the United Nations. In June 2015, she joined Tia Chucha’s via the Los Angeles Arts Commission Summer internship as the Outreach and Volunteers coordinator. Her fundraising skills and adaptability made her part of the newly funded development team at Tía Chucha's. In 2017, she started a legal assistant position at Levitt Quinn Family Law Center and joined Tia Chucha's Board of Directors. Her passion lies in creating mutually enriching relationships between organizations that serve as resources for historically marginalized communities with intersecting identities.