Mexican-American/Latinx alumni and friends from top universities tell their unique stories about overcoming obstacles, becoming first generation college students & other inspiring tales. This podcast is brought to you by The Avanza Network. Visit us at avanzanetwork.org. The Avanza Network inspires Mexican-American, Latinx, and other underrepresented students to achieve their full potential by increasing awareness of the transformational power of a college education. Avanza's goal is to significantly increase the number of members of these groups applying and being accepted at the highest level of college matriculation, to improve college graduation rates, and to emphasize the benefits of diverse career paths, highlighting the key benefits of STEAM proficiency, all while cultivating the group's pipeline of talent through the professional development life cycle. An education is something that no one can take away from you. Produced by Xavier Angel Velazquez. Production assistance by Cielo Velazquez. Music by Sonic Newspaper.