About Eva Martinez Powless
Eva Martinez Powless was a first-generation student who attended middle and high school in Crystal City, Texas. Eva is a proud Mexican immigrant who brings extensive experience working directly with diverse student populations. Eva earned her Bachelor of Arts in Community Development & Leadership at Alverno College and Masters in Public Service and Leadership at Marquette University. Eva is currently a PhD student at Marquette University. She currently serves as the Director of the Office of Intercultural Engagement where she oversees student diversity and inclusion programming, the LGBTQ+ Resource Center and Center for Intercultural Engagement, and student support programs for underrepresented communities. Eva is the founder and co-leader of Marquette’s Undocumented Student Task Force and has been instrumental in raising funds for scholarships for undocumented students by serving as staff-head coordinator of the Dreamers Gala. Eva created the first Graduate Assistant Position for Latinx and Undocumented Student support at Marquette University. Prior to joining the Student Affairs team, Eva worked in Marquette’s Office of Admission in the role of Assistant Dean and Multicultural Community Outreach. Eva’s work in admissions focused on recruiting bright and talented Latinx, multicultural, and undocumented students. Eva has over eleven years of experience working directly with undocumented students in the area of recruitment, retention, and student success.
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