Zanya Andrade Fitz serves as AFI’s Operations and Programs Officer, implementing mechanisms of strategy, research, and support for AFI’s operations and programs. She has dedicated her academic, professional and personal life to representing immigrant stories in the exercise of mobility, language justice, and human rights.
Ms. Andrade Fitz’ approach to engagement and experience as a translator and volunteer, is driven by the advocacy of immigrant communities in the recognition of tenants rights, labor rights, and access to social services. As a storyteller, her body of work is centered around questioning the complexities of identity formation and belonging through the exercise of mobility.
Prior to joining AFI, Ms. Andrade Fitz received a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies in Immigration Studies, Legal Studies, & Theater from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.