Andrea Garcia is the Spring 2020 Lester N. Mandell Diplomacy Fellow for the Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives. She is a Senior at the University of Central Florida pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, a minor in History, and a certificate in Diplomacy. Garcia is a member of Delta Phi Lambda and the Asian Pacific American Coalition. Her research interests include global peace and security, human trafficking, and women’s rights. Upon graduation, she plans on pursuing a graduate degree in International Relations. A native Tagalog speaker, Garcia has traveled to the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia.