Alejandra Nevarez

University of Texas at El Paso Student, 2017 UTEP Terry Scholar UTEP & Edge Student Ambassador

"My time as a SIEML 2020 participant left me inspired, energized, and excited for my professional future. SIEML broadened my business school horizons and ignited my desire to further my graduate studies as a first-generation student."


  • Mexico Institute Communications Staff Intern at The Wilson Center.
  • Student Ambassador at the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Previous DegreES

  • B.A. candidate in media advertising and A.A. candidate in marketing and psychology, University of Texas at El Paso.


  • Historian of the UTEP Terry Scholars Student Organization.
  • Student Leader in the Edge Student Leaders Program, UTEP.

Fun Facts

  • I love traveling for concerts. 
  • I traveled to Houston to see Hugh Jackman in concert, and he posted a photo of me in his Instagram story.
  • My dog is 12 years old!