Community Engagement Fellow
Nanci Sarmiento is Brushwood Center’s new Community Engagement Fellow. She helps to build and maintain new and existing relationships with Brushwood’s community partners, as well as assisting in the programming of events. Nanci is sophomore at College of Lake County studying Political Science, with a concentration in Law. She is also an alumni of the National Hispanic Institute, and won the NHI Collegiate World Series in 2017. She is a passionate community leader, having served as a volunteer for multiple non-profit organizations and tutored students K-5th grade at Nuestro Center’s after-school program in Highwood. In her free time, she enjoys going out to eat with friends, spending time with her little brother, and writing on her blog.