Andrea Carolina Fernandez

Andrea Carolina Fernandez

Communications Associate

Andrea Carolina Fernandez is the Communications Associate at the Ella Baker Center. Andrea has a passion for communications and strives to amplify the voices of those whose voice might not always be heard. She is a proud daughter of immigrants and first-generation Mexican-American. 

Andrea attended San Jose State University, where she was heavily involved in student organizations heavily rooted in activism and cultural awareness. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with a minor in Mexican-American studies. Upon completing her undergraduate studies, Andrea began her career in Spanish-language media, where she helped various media organizations execute messaging campaigns and events that catered to the diverse Latino communities around the Bay Area. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Mass Communications at San Jose State University. 

Andrea firmly believes in the power of community and social justice advocacy. She is extremely excited to be a part of the Communications department of an organization who believes in reinvesting in communities to make them safe, healthy and strong, while fighting to end mass incarceration. 

Andrea is a dancer in her local Ballet Folklorico group, and when she is not dancing, she greatly enjoys spending time with her loved ones.