Nagisel Esparza is a first-generation Latinx committed to serving her community. She graduated from the University of California Riverside where she studied Linguistics and has taught different languages in Spain and Los Angeles. She shares a deeply rooted love for communication, culture, and storytelling. She believes it is through the exposure of oppressed stories that every generation will harvest a deep connection with history and progression. This is her first year with LALIFF and she is excited to be a part of a passionate and devoted environment.