Ana Bello Marín is the Spring 2023 Puerto Rico Research Hub Intern for the Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives. She is a junior at UCF pursuing an undergraduate degree in International and Global Studies with a minor in Spanish. Bello is a volunteer at HOPE Helps and will be starting an Honors Thesis in the Summer of 2023. Her research interests include neocolonialism and international political economy. Upon graduation, she plans on attending graduate school with the end goal of entering a career in academia. Bello is a native Spanish speaker and originally from Caguas, Puerto Rico.