|Jorge Garcia Nunez|
|Assistant Professor, Ithaca College, and curriculum director of La Poderosa Project.|
Jorge Garcia Nunez is Assistant Professor of Modern Languages at Ithaca College. He obtained a PhD in Latin American Literature from The University of Texas at Austin, where he taught Spanish for seven years. He has written, produced, and edited instructional videos, short-films, and documentaries. For La Poderosa, he is the Curriculum Director of the Spanish, Visual Arts, and P.E.A.D. Programs. La Poderosa's mission is to create youth empowerment, cultural empathy, and collaborative learning through community-based visual arts programs in Latin America and the United States.