Ximena De la Fuente
Ximena hails from Texas. She is based in Austin at the moment. She is kind of a nomad and has lived in Texas, Indiana, Colorado, Florida, Italy, Mexico, and a few other places. She travels often. So far some of her favorite trips include Egypt, Greece, and Thailand. She attended Miami International University of Art and Design and has a BA in Advertising. Ximena does freelance marketing, graphic design, and copywriting. She received her MBA from UT Austin. She started working at Casa Marianella because she had worked with refugees previously and wanted to do frontline work again. In addition to her work life, she’s a multilingual news-junkie, nature enthusiast, travel aficionado, painter, aspiring street photog, athlete, history buff, and semi-professional beach bum. She has a giant dog named Pete. She still enjoys cartoons and eats peanut butter out of the jar.