This week on Outsources our guest is Daniel Ramos, the new Executive Director of One Colorado, a state-wide LBGTQ organization. He spoke with KGNU’s Karen Raforth.
A Colorado native, Daniel outlines what personal and professional steps let to this leadership position. He also outlines the past year’s initiatives and next year’s turbulent agenda.
Daniel Ramos is the Executive Director at One Colorado. Before taking on this role, Daniel served as Deputy Director, Director of Safe & Inclusive Schools, as well as the Political and Organizing Director — managing the safe schools program and leading One Colorado’s work to mobilize, educate, and engage the LGBT community around important issues.At CU Boulder, Daniel was elected as a Student Body President in 2009. During his term, he advocated for many diversity and sustainability initiatives, including a program that established CU-Boulder as the First Zero-Waste Student Government in the United States. He also served on on the National Board as an Outreach Officer of United States Student Association, organization that advocate for access and affordability in higher education. Daniel educated and mobilized students in Colorado around issues like Student Aid Reform and the DREAM Act.
Growing up in northeast Colorado, Daniel graduated from Sterling High School and went on to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder. He graduated with a Degree in Sociology and Spanish and holds a Certificate in the Study and Practice of Leadership as a scholar in the President’s Leadership Class.
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