Suguet López

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Position Title
Executive Director

Unit
Líderes Campesinas

Bio

Suguet López joined Líderes Campesinas almost fifteen years ago and has been Lideres Campesinas' Executive Director since 2011. She brings much experience and knowledge about issues that affect women, especially immigrant farmworker women in California. Ms. López brings over twenty-five years of commitment to social work and social justice as she volunteered in extracurricular activities to tutor and mentor peers in México, as well as in the U.S. She provided volunteer service at hospitals in México; and later within LA County area, in special programs, to help illiterate English speakers learn to read and write. With the support of her family, Ms. López was the first to attend higher education and to obtain a Bachelors’ Degree in Animal Science from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona – College of Agriculture and graduated with honors. Suguet is a fellow of the Women’s Policy Institute, sponsored by The Women’s Foundation in California and is one of the pioneers of the Alianza Nacional de Campesinas.