ASUW Latinx Student Commission

2018-2019 Leadership Team


Marilú Fernández Silva (She/her/ella)
Latin American and Caribbean Studies / 2019

Marilú graduated from La Conner High School in La Conner, WA and is in her fourth year at the University of Washington. Majoring in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Through her journey at UW, she has been an active member of MEChA also been involved with Unidas Seremos and Purple Group. As La Raza director, Marilú is working towards liberation of marginalized people and social justice, as well as advocating for the various Intersectionalities within the Latinx community. 


Celeste Garcia (she/her/ella)
Public Health-Global Health/ Diversity 2020
Scribe and Media Intern

Celeste graduated from Sunnyside High School and is currently a Junior majoring in Public Health – Global Health with a minor in Diversity. During her time at UW, she has volunteered as a biology peer facilitator and photographer for the Daily UW.  She is also involved with HEC (Health Equity Circle) and the UCBI (Undergraduate Community Based Internship) program. Celeste is passionate about health, social change, and community work. As an intern, she is excited about collaborating with other constituents across campus to strive for socio-economic justice and promote cultural empowerment.