PhD Candidate, Cristina Echeverria, (Faculty Advisor Dr. Jennifer Jay) was selected to join The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. Students are selected based on their dedication and achievements towards the five pillars of scholarship, leadership, character, service and advocacy. As a newly selected member, Cristina will have the opportunity to present research and attend the national induction ceremony at the Annual Yale Bouchet Conference on Diversity and Graduate Education in 2018.

Cristina is a recipient of the UCLA Cota-Robles Fellowship and was recently named Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar.