Marissa Alayna Navarro is a special assistant for Postsecondary Education at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Navarro worked at the University of Alabama’s Crossroads Community Engagement Center as a collaborative engagement coordinator. She is also an alumna of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, where she interned with Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI).

Navarro graduated from the University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree with honors in international studies and Spanish. Her studies focused on Latin America, Spanish literature, and pop culture.

By Marissa Navarro
Restoring the Promise of Higher EducationCenter for American ProgressOctober 16, 2019