Directors of Communications


1619603_10152172129298389_60206518_nLuiza Quijano

Director of Communications

Hometown: Brasilia, Brazil
Birthday: June 13, 1990
Major: Communication Studies
Minor: Marketing
Current Internship
Favorite thing about AMA: The networking opportunities provided by the organization and the passionate and inspirational speakers
Inspiration to run for AMA Executive Board: Leadership qualities and commitment I saw on the Executive Board members. 
Career Plans: Work with Societal Marketing, Social Media marketing, or Advertising in different countries. I would like to have a job that allows me to travel and ultimately experience all this world has to offer in terms of cultural diversity.
Hobbies: Reading, Watching TV Series, Dancing, Hiking, riding my bike.
Favorite AMA moment: Palos Verdes Hiking. This social event allowed me to bond with many AMA members.
Interesting Fact: I get nervous every time the telephone rings…
Quote that you live by: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit” -Aristotle

1948056_10152172131173389_256451988_nBrenda Lazo

Communication’s Director


Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Birthday: June 26
Major: Communication Studies  Minor: Marketing
Current Internship: N/A
Favorite Thing About AMA: Networking with inspirational professionals
Inspiration to Run for AMA: The opportunity to work with others that have the same goal, to succeed!
Career Plans in the next 5 years: Do PR or Marketing within the Broadcast or Film Industry
Hobbies: Shopping & Hiking
Interesting Fact: I work best under pressure!
Quote that you live by: “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies” -Mother Teresa