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Undergraduate Sophomore, Urban Studies

Ángel Manuel De Dios López

Program Coordinator

Angel Manuel De Dios López (they/them), also known as Manny, is a sophomore studying Urban Studies with a concentration in Urban Society and Social Change and Comparative Race and Ethnicity Studies. They are from the Mexicali-Imperial Borderlands, growing up between Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico and Calexico, California. 

At Stanford, Angel/Manny work within community organizing spaces (Student’s For Worker’s Rights), policy consulting (Cardinal Policy Group) , environmental spaces and more. Angel also takes pride in their Mexican and queer identity as they cultivate and create community in places like Casa Zapata. 

Outside of this, Angel loves to spend time weight lifting, reading, playing music, driving, writing poetry, art design, and more. They also love pop culture, which is something they would love to talk about.

Angel comes from a line of teaching in Mexico, which motivates them to come to spaces of teaching. As well, they are hope to use teaching, education, and this space to bridge the gaps between BIPOC and FLI students in policy and the greater Stanford community. As a program coordinator, they think of the chances, the bridges, the intersections, and passion they bring and other’s bring to cultivate educational equity.