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Alyssa Padilla - May 2011

Alyssa Padilla
Hometown: Tucson, AZ
School: University of Arizona, Tucson
Degree: BS, Business Administration
Placement 1: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Global Health Affairs
Placement 2: The Office of Rep. Raul M. Grijalva (AZ-7)

Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, Alyssa Padilla attended the University of Arizona, Tucson, where she received a B.S. in Business Administration from the Eller College of Management.

Upon graduating, she was nominated for the Eller outstanding 100, an award given to students dedicated to their campus community. Alyssa competed in the American Marketing Association National Collegiate Annual event in New Orleans spring 2009. She has remained a strong advocate for youths' rights in order to provide comprehensive health education in local high schools and ambitiously continued throughout her tenure at the University of Arizona.

Her previous experiences include heading the Teen Advisory Group of Planned Parenthood Arizona as the Coordinator and Community Health Educator, volunteering for the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, Student Health Advisory Committee events, and UA Campus Health, as well as managing the Health & Sexuality Committee of the Women's Resource Center.

As a CHCI Public Policy Fellow, Alyssa hopes to promote the facilitation of comprehensive sexual health education in local schools throughout Arizona and throughout underserved areas across the United States.

Past Fellow of the Month

Israel Nery - May 2015 Fellow of the Month
Sarah Diaz - April 2015 Fellow of the Month
Rafael Hurtado Jr. - March 2015 Fellow of the Month
Claudia Flores and Emily Noriega - February 2015 Fellows of the Month
Braulio Salas - January 2015 Fellow of the Month
Araceli Gutiérrez - December 2014 Fellow of the Month
Margarita Chavez - November 2014 Fellow of the Month
Cheye-Ann Corona - October 2014 Fellow of the Month
Eric Hernandez - May 2014 Fellow of the Month
Scott Astrada March 2014 Fellow of the Month
Daphne Delgado - February 2014 Fellow of the Month
Carolina Rizzo - January 2014 Fellow of the Month
Elizabeth Padilla-Crespo - December 2013 Fellow of the Month
Yesenia Lopez - November 2013 Fellow of the Month
Norma Salazar-Ibarra and Pedro Suarez: October 2013 Fellows of the Month
Reuben Kapp - May 2013 Fellow of the Month
Michael Bueno - Fellow of the Month - April 2013
Jennifer Castillo - Fellow of the Month March 2013
Morgan Brand - Fellow of the Month February 2013
Aurelia De La Rosa Aceves & Daniel Lind - January 2013
Aurelia de la Rosa Aceves - January 2013
Pamela Diaz - December 2012
Jose Plaza - November 2012
Elizabeth Salinas - April 2012
Mario Flores - March 2012
Tomas Robles, Jr. - February 2012
Cristal Ruiz - December 2011
Monica Bautista - November 2011
Alyssa Padilla - May 2011
Josefina Villanueva - April 2011
Alexis Ruiz - March 2011
Judith Perez -- February 2011
Romie Barriere -- December 2010
Miguel Lopez -- November 2010
Evelia Castillo -- May 2010
Julio Costa - April 2010
Ulises A. Gonzalez - March 2010
Andrea Serra - February 2010
Bertha Guerrero - January 2010
Rebecca Medina - December 2009
Rita Rico - November 2009
Craig Martinez-May 2009
Daniel Montes-April 2009
Stephen Perez-March 2009
Veronica Duron-February 2009
Esther Valle-April 2008
Robert Fuentes-March 2008
M. Lucero Ortiz-February 2008
Daniel Herrera-January 2008
Frinny R. Polanco-November 2007
Betsaida Alcantara-April 2007
Jose A. Medina-March 2007
Angelica M. Reza-February 2007