Tania Chairez

Tania Chairez is an undocumented immigrant born in Chihuahua, Mexico and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She received a B.S. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and M.Ed. from Grand Canyon University. For the past decade, Tania has prioritized her passion for the intersection of immigration and education as an immigrant rights community organizer, middle school teacher, college and career advisor, and scholarship program manager for undocumented college students. Watch her TedX Talk on being Undocumented and Unafraid, share her journey in the local documentary Five Dreamers, and uplift the UndocuAmerica Tour she is leading as the National Outreach & Education Director for Motus Theater. She is currently the Founder & Executive Director of Convivir, an organization that aims to support immigrant and refugee students in Colorado.