Onrei Josh Ladao
Onrei is a sophomore, currently undeclared in the College. He is from the city of San Diego, California, which he claims is home to the best Mexican food. His hobbies include art, venturing throughout D.C., and finding different restaurants to eat at. At Georgetown, he has previously served as a mentor in the Preparing to Excel Pre-Orientation Program as well as the Publicity Co-Chair for the Hoya Saxa Weekend Planning Committee. Currently, he is a Pack Leader in the GSP Peer Mentorship Program, a member of the leadership team for the Asian-Pacific Islander Leadership Forum, and the Director of Communications and Marketing for Club Filipino. He also works as an RHO Assistant for the New South RHO as well as a Tutor-Counselor with Howard University’s Upward Bound program. He wants to ensure that his peers are able to find and utilize resources such as CMEA for both academic and personal support. He wants students of all backgrounds, regardless of race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status, to find their own unique way to thrive on the Georgetown campus.
Briana Thomas is a rising junior in the College from Brooklyn, NY studying Sociology and Economics. On campus, she serves as the District Coordinator for the Georgetown Minority Pre Law Association, the Vice President of Georgetown University Women of Color, tutors for CSJ’s After School Kids Program, and currently works at the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access. Last spring, she was also on the Speakers Committee for the 2019 B.R.A.V.E. Summit Board. She is currently interning at the Office of Barack and Michelle Obama. Her interests include law, economic justice, and youth empowerment & education. In her free time, she loves to eat, dance, and socialize!
Juan is a first year student from Chicago, IL. He is hoping to major in International Political Economy or Regional Studies focusing on Latin America. In his free time, he enjoys reading, his favorite book is ‘Open Veins of Latin America’ by Eduardo Galeano. On campus, Juan is the Latinx Leadership Forum Coordinator, and involved in the Student Activism Department of GUSA. As a CMEA intern, he is passionate about being involved with a department that provides opportunities for students of color and values diversity as a whole.
Allemai is a freshman in the School of Foreign Service from Baltimore County planning to major in International Politics. In addition to Hoya Saxa Weekend, she serves on the board as Freshman Representative for Black Student Alliance, a member of the B.R.A.V.E. planning committee (and would love to see everyone there!) and a body member of several other clubs on campus.
Briana is a freshman in the College. She was proudly born and raised in East Los Angeles and has Salvadoran heritage. She enjoys photography, coffee shop hunting, finding new music, and occasionally leaving the Georgetown bubble. At Georgetown, she is the wellness chair of the Latinx affinity group Hermanas, a dialogue facilitator with LEAD (Leaders in Education About Diversity), and a content creator for Georgetown Disruptive Tech. She also works as a barista and cashier at The Corp’s Uncommon Grounds. As an intern, she hopes to continue to uphold the supportive and loving community that the CMEA has fostered for the students on campus.