EVELYN GONZALEZ is a returning ambassador, majoring in sociology and minoring in Spanish and Urban Civic Education.  Additionally, she is a Humanics Scholar. Since her freshman year, Evelyn has been active in several service activities including the Food Recovery Network (FRN), International Service-Learning in Fiji, and helps host a Latino Youth Leadership Conference with Lambda Theta Nu Sorority Incorporated. In 2015, Evelyn was named the Newman Civic Fellow, recognizing her role in advocating for a hunger-free Fresno with FRN. This year, Evelyn adds the new responsibilities of interning with the Art of Life Cancer Foundation, serving as the student representative on the Service-Learning Subcommittee of the Academic Senate, and is the current secretary of the Association for Fundraising Professionals Fresno chapter. Evelyn believes that being involved in many service activities has allowed her to grow professionally while becoming more aware of community issues.   She hopes to challenge herself to make a difference in someone’s life and introduce others to service.

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