As a 9-year-old girl growing up in California’s San Fernando Valley, América Ferrera remembers lying in bed, dreaming of fame and diamonds.
“That’s a 9-year-old’s fantasy of celebrity,”… more>
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In 2002, when America Ferrera was a freshman studying international relations in USC Dornsife, she was torn between two possible career paths.
At the time she had just appeared in two feature films: Real Women Have Curves and… more>
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tags: america ferrera, david andrus, international relations, jep, joint educational project, steve lamy, teaching international relations program, tirp