Karool Graciano Espino

Family Leadership Coordinator

Karool was born and raised in San Jose. She graduated from the University of Redlands with a B.A. in Race and Ethnic Studies with a double minor in Sociology and Anthropology and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Prior to GFS Karool worked as an intern for her university’s Campus, Diversity, and Inclusion Center where she worked with first-generation students through co-teaching, mentoring, and program planning. Being a Chicana, first-generation, daughter of Mexican immigrants she has experienced many challenges but has also had the privilege to complete a post-secondary education. Now she would like to support and provide resources to the next generations.