Education: B.A., Psychology, UC Santa Barbara
Micaela (Mica) is a first-generation, non-traditional, and transfer college graduate from UCSB. She is from Santa Rosa, CA in the North Bay Area. She is passionate about helping traditionally underserved students and supporting their academic success. Mica was a former Peer Educator at the Transfer Student Center and mentor in the Transfer Student Mentoring Program. She has undergraduate research experience in the Psychological and Brain Sciences Department examining self-efficacy beliefs and belonging among first-generation college students, and the Transfer Student Mentoring Program. Mica is dedicated to supporting, mentoring, and motivating college students. She serves as a full-time advisor in the TSC. In her free time, Mica enjoys exploring new places with her daughter, spending time with her family and friends, watching sports (favorite sport is basketball), journaling, reading, and dancing.