Leana Cortez

Director of Advocacy

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Leana Cortez is a sophomore studying global health at the University of California, San Diego. She joined the OTTA United team during its first large San Diego-based advocacy effort, redistricting, and continues to work on advocacy as director. In the past, Leana has been engaged with environmental-based advocacy and received the “Birth of a Conscience” award from Amnesty International. In her free time, Leana enjoys dancing, exploring new places with friends, and obsessing over her cat.