STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE
Betty Uribe '11
Phone: (510) 577-9100
Started at O'Dowd:
M.A Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in School Counseling and Clinical Counseling, University of San Francisco; B.S Psychology, Spanish Studies, minor in Latin American and Religious Studies, Santa Clara University
San Leandro, CA
Why I Teach:
I counsel to protect, uplift, and empower students to discern their passions and continue to discover their identity in this world. I am in awe of youth and truly believe they hold the power to make change in our world.
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Why are the subjects you teach important?:
"Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare." -Audre Lorde
Recommended visual media:
All About Love by bell hooks, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende, Corazón by Yesika Salgado, Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D, The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
Hobbies or outside interests:
During my spare time, I enjoy reading, cooking traditional Mexican food with my mom, hiking, yoga, spending time with friends and family, and traveling--I've traveled to almost every continent!