Olivia grew up dancing ballet in Bakersfield. Her passion for dance, even after she decided to focus on a different major in college and occupation, still exists today. She received her Bachelor’s degree at CSU, Monterey Bay in Global Studies and Business. She is currently works as a Campus Advocate at CSU, Bakersfield where she is in charge of being a confidential resource for students that are going through sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, food insecurity, and/or are homeless as well as prevention education for the university. Olivia is pursuing her Masters’s in Public Administration from CSU Bakersfield. As a KDA board member, she wants to ensure that dance reaches all aspects of Kern County despite race, socio-economic or religious backgrounds. In her free time, Olivia enjoys being around her friends and family and traveling to new places.