Inés C. Barbosa is the Assistant Dean of Advising, Career & Global Learning at Mills College. Inés has dedicated her career to supporting historically marginalized individuals on their journey to post-secondary success. Inés was a founding staff member at First Graduate, a San Francisco college success organization, where she led the design and implementation of a comprehensive, culturally sustaining program that serves students and their families, from middle school to college graduation. In her role as Assistant Dean, Inés leads a team which creates programs that empower students to build a culturally sustaining network, for life-long achievement and positive contribution to society. Inés is the proud daughter of Mexican immigrants and a first generation college graduate. She holds a BA in International Relations and an MA in Sociology focused on stratification & inequality from Stanford University. Inés also served as a Youth Development Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica.