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Milken Scholar 2022
Scholar Profile

Alejandro Quiroz

Public Policy

Biography

Alejandro Quiroz-Novela is a junior at Claremont McKenna College pursuing a dual degree in Government and Public Policy with a concentration in Gender and Sexuality Studies. He is primarily interested in areas of policy relating to social policy, human rights, DEI&A, and reproductive/sexual healthcare.

Alejandro serves in multiple roles across CMC's campus that align with his mission of giving back and improving the community:

Alejandro has served as a member and Recruitment Director for the CMC Advocates for Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence. As an Advocate, Alejandro has guided survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence by providing emotional support and aiding survivors through Title IX cases or legal documentation if desired. Alejandro also serves as a Diversity and Inclusion Fellow at CMC’s CARE Center. As a CARE Fellow, Alejandro has hosted events fostering discussions surrounding social issues, intersectional experiences, stigma, and LGBTQIA+ issues. Finally, Alejandro serves as the Vice-President for CMC's Latinx/e affinity group, ¡Mi Gente!, which aims to support, uplift, and establish community among Latinx/e-identifying students on campus.

*SUMMER '24: Alejandro is currently interning for a nonprofit organization, CT Against Gun Violence, as a policy and legislative research intern.


High school:  Alliance Gertz-Ressler High School

Degrees

College Year Degree
Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
2026 Government and Public Policy