Carolina Bautista Velez is a mother, immigrant, activist, psychotherapist and popular educator who is passionate about transforming the world at an individual and community level. Mrs. Bautista -Velez is the owner of CVelez Consulting, LLP, in Richmond, Virginia. In her native land, Colombia, Carolina started her activism at a young age, as a student activist increasing political participation and awareness in her University, as well as working with issues related to the displacement of indigenous people due to the political conflict. Once she arrived in the US, 14 years ago, she continued her activism fighting for immigrant rights and organizing with other communities of color from an intersectional framework. Mrs. Bautista-Velez enjoys traveling with her partner and daughter, playing tennis, reading, and learning from people of different backgrounds and lifestyles, and creating a just world without ism’s and forms of oppression, where multiple worlds, languages and points of views are possible.