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Candace Marie Villanueva

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Candace is passionate about advocating for equity in education. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services from Ottawa University and a Master of Science degree in Organization Development with an Executive Leadership Certificate from Avila University. She is the College & Career Liaison at PREP-KC, an education intermediary that addresses the local opportunity and skills gap with its mission to create and implement strategies to improve college and career preparation for all of Kansas City’s urban students.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Lisa Wolf-Wendel

Hometown: Kansas City, Kansas

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