Tanya Madrid, Middle School Spanish Teacher and 7th Grade Advisor, was born and raised in Ecuador. She moved to the United States after completing college at the Universidad Laica Vicente Rocafuerte de Guayaquil where she earned a BA in marketing and advertising. She attended the University of San Francisco’s master’s program in multicultural and human rights education where she developed a deep interest in social justice. Tanya has taught middle school for many years and led student travel immersion trips for over a decade. In her spare time, Tanya enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, reading, sewing, singing, dancing, cooking, learning new things, and doing yoga.