Marina Martinez and Jordan Davis from United States talk to us about good support:

Speaker biographies

Marina is currently a sophomore at the University of Georgia in the Destination Dawgs program. She is studying marketing and her goal in life is to be independent with a full-time job. Since a very early age, Marina has been an advocate of the Down syndrome community as well as a self-advocate. She is fearless and always ready for new challenges. She has a passion for music, traveling and is very active on social media. Marina has presented a lecture for a genetics class of 160 medical students for five years at Emory University. She is bilingual in Spanish and English and loves learning about new cultures. Marina is 21 years old and lives in Johns Creek, GA where she lives with her parents and older brother, Juan Carlos.

Jordan is a recent graduate of Lehigh University receiving a bachelor’s degree in international relations and Spanish. She is passionate about inclusion, sustainable development, and gender equality. Currently, Jordan is interning at the United Nations in New York with the Department of Global Communications and will enter law school in the fall. Jordan and Marina have been friends for over 15 years, since being in the same kindergarten class and have maintained an unbreakable relationship.

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