Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition
Esther is a Mexican immigrant raised in Texas. Since her undergraduate years at Baylor University she has worked with immigrant communities advocating for rights and dignity for all people. Esther helped to lead a statewide effort during the 2011 Texas Legislature to protect the human rights of Texas’ undocumented immigrants. Her work as part of the Human Rights Leadership Development Program provides basic human rights education and promotes racial and social justice in Austin.
About Women and Girls Lead:
Women and Girls Lead is a multi-year public media initiative to focus, educate, and connect citizens worldwide in support of the issues facing women and girls. Combining independent documentary film, television, new media, and global outreach partnerships, Women and Girls Lead amplifies the voices of women and girls acting as leaders, expands understanding of gender equity, and engages an international network of citizens and organizations to act locally and reach out globally.