Leilina is a current member of ACE’s Youth Advisory Board based in Orlando, Florida. She first became involved with ACE in 2020 through the fellowship, where she helped register young voters in key states for the presidential election.
The immediacy and urgency of the climate crisis was the impetus for Leilina’s initial involvement in the climate crisis. Through ACE, she has learned how to effectively hold conversations about climate justice and the intersectional nature of the climate crisis. After completing the fall fellowship, Leilina chose to stay involved by joining the Youth Advisory Board, where she helps provide insight into how ACE can more effectively engage young voters.
Leilina grew up in Orlando, Florida and graduated from Winter Park High School in 2021. She is currently attending the University of Florida pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Political Science, after which she plans to attend law school. In her free time, Leilina loves singing, calligraphy, and reading (pretty much anything that involves creativity) as well as decoding Taylor Swift easter eggs.