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Damiana Villa

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Born in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico and raised by migrant parents, Damiana spent most of her childhood moving between Mexico and the United States. At the age of 10 Damiana's mother decided to keep her and her brother in Brownsville, Texas and her father, to this day, continues to travel as a migrant worker. After graduating High School, Damiana went off to college at Texas A&M University - Kingsville, not too close or too far from home. After graduating in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Criminology and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish she spent 2.5 yrs working for the state at The Texas Department of Family & Protective Services in Cameron county and then Travis County, which brought her to Austin. Since then Damiana has worked at a couple of non profit organizations and now MCN since April 2012. She enjoys live music, indie & foreign films, Barton Springs, and going home to Brownsville; to spend time at the beach with her mother.

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