Alexis Gonzalez serves the state of Indiana as the Director of the Indiana Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs. Alexis was born and raised in Valparaiso, Indiana by her mother and father who immigrated from Guadalajara, Mexico. Her passion for equity stems from her parents teaching her the advantages and disadvantages of being Hispanic/Latinx in America. Miss Gonzalez double majored in Political Science and Philosophy for her bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. There she worked at the Minnesota State Senate working towards racial and social equity.
Her goal as Director is to be a resource and voice for all Hispanic/Latinx Hoosiers!