Lucero Gonzalez Ruiz

Lucero moved to Vancouver from Mexico City in 2015 to study Biological Sciences, Conservation, and Evolution at SFU. During that time, Lucero served as president of the Association of Latin American Students at SFU, where she raised awareness of social issues in Latin America. Lucero is passionate about climate change, as well as social and environmental justice, which are challenges that can only be solved with the inclusion of local communities. Before moving to Canada, Lucero was part of many student led social movement in Mexico City. She currently holds a position as the Biodiversity Campaigner for Georgia Strait Alliance, a local non-profit environmental organization. She hopes to combine her love for conservation biology and social justice to create a positive change in communities that are often overlooked by the western environmental movement. Lucero lives as an uninvited guest and settler in the unceeded territories of the q̓ ic̓ əy̓ (Katzie) and qʼʷa:n̓ ƛʼən̓ (Kwantlen) people.