Reyna, who is on track to graduate with a Ph.D. in Sociology in the summer of 2023, began wondering why research on Latinx families was so focused on those who had either just come to the United States, or who were children of those who immigrated to the United States, when she was 21. She had two children of her own at the time, and much of the research she was reading was funded by the Russell Sage Foundation—the same foundation that recently awarded Reyna $10,000 to study how subsequent generations of Latinx women approach motherhood.

Read more about Chandra's journey on the BSOS website.

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