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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.
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