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Monday, October 25, 2021
<p>Alexia Yau, a 19-year-old UF natural resource conservation junior, cheers as Julissa Calderon, a Buzzfeed video producer and the keynote speaker at the UF Hispanic-Latinx Student Assembly, concludes her presentation.</p>

Alexia Yau, a 19-year-old UF natural resource conservation junior, cheers as Julissa Calderon, a Buzzfeed video producer and the keynote speaker at the UF Hispanic-Latinx Student Assembly, concludes her presentation.

UF students celebrated Latinx culture at the Hispanic-Latinx Student Assembly Wednesday night in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. UF President Kent Fuchs welcomed the crowd and keynote speaker, BuzzFeed’s “Pero Like” Julissa Calderon, a 2011 UF alumna.

Alexia Yau, a 19-year-old UF natural resource conservation junior, cheers as Julissa Calderon, a Buzzfeed video producer and the keynote speaker at the UF Hispanic-Latinx Student Assembly, concludes her presentation.

UF President Kent Fuchs welcomed all in attendance at the Hispanic-Latinx Student Assembly, which took place at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Wednesday night. 

BuzzFeed’s “Pero Like” Julissa Calderon, a 2011 UF alumna, spoke about how she managed to build a successful career despite obstacles she faces as an Afro-Latina.

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