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On this episode of RadioAMB host Patty Schmucker will be speaking with Julissa Arce, not only is Julissa an author of “My (Underground) American Dream”, she was named one of People’s en Espanol’s 25 Most Powerful Women of 2017. As a contributor for Crooked Media, CNBC, and one of the hosts of Crooked Conversations, Julissa is committed to the education of all young people and led her to Co-create the Ascend Educational Fund (AEF), a college scholarship and mentorship program for immigrant students in New York City.
You may think that alone is an incredible back story but there is more, Julissa and Patty will be discussing how she rose through the ranks of Wall Street working for both Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch, all while remaining an undocumented immigrant. She will tell her story of immigrating from Mexico to the US when she was 11 years old and remained undocumented for almost 15 years, all while rising through the ranks on Wall Street.
Listen in as Patty and Julissa discuss what it means to be an immigrant in the US and how we all can live the American Dream.
Read more about Julissa Here