Gladys Puente Valentine has a proven track record of building exemplary, permanent, award winning programs from the ground up. During her tenure as the program manager of the Undocumented and International Student Center at Sierra College, the program received an Exemplary Program Award from The California Community College Board of Governors on January 19, 2021. Advocating for justice and diversity in the legal field and building equitable pathways to success for students of diverse backgrounds is her passion and expertise. Gladys brings this experience to Cal LAW Pathways and looks forward to collaborating with educators and students across the state to deliver engaging, student-centered, programming. In her free time, she enjoys going on foodie adventures with her husband, biking and kayaking at Folsom Lake, and spending time with her familia.