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Veronica I. Arreola

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Program Coordinator

University of Illinois at Chicago
601 S. Morgan Street UH 1147
Chicago, Illinois 60607
United States

Company Description: UIC ranks among the nation's leading research universities and is Chicago's largest university with 27,000 students, 12,000 faculty and staff, 15 colleges and the...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • masters degree
  • bachelors
  • Women's Media Center's Progressive Women
  • masters , Public Administration
  • bachelors degree , Biological Sciences
  • Ph.D. , Public Administration
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Web References
WIMN | Staff and Board Members, 16 Sept 2013 [cached]
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Veronica I. Arreola
Veronica I. Arreola is a member of the Northwest Suburban (Chicago) chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW), and has served as vice-president and acting-treasurer of the Chicago chapter of NOW. She also served one year on the national NOW board, representing the Great Lakes region. The first member of her family to attend college, she is a double graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago (BS in liberal arts & sciences, MPA in public administration, both with concentrations in women's studies), and is currently the program coordinator for the UIC Women In Science & Engineering Program. An active member of the UIC campus, Arreola has served on the Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Women, the Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Latino's Latina Network Committee, and is a vocal supporter of PRIDE. Prior to her tenure at UIC, Arreola spent three years at the Field Museum of Natural History on a National Science Foundation funded internship in zoology. She has represented NOW on local radio (WSCR and WLUW), local television (FOX News in the Morning) and in the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times.
Veronica Arreola, assistant ..., 9 Sept 2013 [cached]
Veronica Arreola, assistant director at the Center for Research on Women and Gender at the University of Illinois at Chicago, says Girls Will Be is advancing ideas introduced a few years ago by brands such as Pigtail Pals and Ballcap Buddies and Princess Free Zone.
"Clearly girls and their parents want more than what is available at the mall," Arreola says.
Arreola says big clothing manufacturers minimize or don't recognize the impact their designs have on shaping a child's outlook.
"Boys and girls need more options so that they can be themselves," she says.
Girl with Pen, 29 Nov 2011 [cached]
I love sharing blog space with Science Grrl, Veronica Arreola, and I definitely gain insights from her posts.
Veronica I. Arreola is the assistant director of the Center for Research on Women and Gender and the director of the Women in Science and Engineering program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. A veteran blogger, her own blog, Viva la Feminista, is where she discusses the intersection between feminism and motherhood. She holds a bachelors degree in Biological Sciences and a masters in Public Administration, both with concentrations in Gender and Women's Studies. She began work on her Ph.D. in Public Administration last year. She writes the Science Grrl column at GWP.
Posted by Veronica Arreola on Nov 9th, 2011
Veronica Arreola
40 Under 40 | New Leaders Council, 26 June 2012 [cached]
Veronica Arreola (Advocacy)
Veronica I. Arreola is an accomplished blogger, women's rights activist and mother. She is the director of the Center for Research on Women and Gender's Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Veronica has worked with organizations such as Planned Parenthood Illinois, Chicago Abortion Fund, Bitch Media, and Women in Media and News. She is also a volunteer for her daughter's Girl Scout troop and assistant coach for her soccer team. Veronica is currently working on her PhD in Public Administration with concentrations in gender and public management.
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