Peggy Valdés

College of Education
University of Iowa

Peggy Valdés is a PhD student in Higher Education and Student Affairs in the College of Education and current manager of the Latino Native American Cultural Center. Prior, she was a graduate Fellow in the ENLACE Leadership program at Northeastern Illinois University that conducts research, compiles and disseminates information about best practices, and seeks to create leaders who will improve the pipeline to post-secondary completion for Latinos. Peggy earned her BA in Sociology at NEIU, during which she worked as the Executive Director of Mexico Solidarity Network where she helped founded an alternative high school, adult learning center, day-laborer co-op, and managed a study abroad program.