Shadia was born in Lima, Peru and attended high school at the Villa Caritas School. She comments, "My best memories at Stetson include building a community of friends that allowed me to feel at home even though I was so far away from my country." Shadia is a SURE Grant recipient and has enjoyed "having the opportunity to do a research project I was passionate about." After Stetson, Shadia will be taking on the Associate Regional Manager role at AAMCO LLC.
She will prepare to apply to graduate school and continue her not-for-profit work for Peruvian low-income areas. She is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha and Phi Beta Kappa.