March 2019 DEI SPOTLIGHT
Name: Cristian Muñoz Abarca
Preferred Pronoun: He/Him/His
Degree(s): Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Candidate for Masters in Urban and Regional Planning, 2019
Home Country: Chile
Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, English
Gender Identity: Male
Racial Identity/Ethnicity: Latino
Favorite food: All types of soup, especially Cazuela!
Favorite book and why: 100 Years of Solitude. I love the imagination behind Macondo and how this city almost becomes another character in history.
Favorite thing to do when not at TC: Travel, play sports with friends, and watch movies
DEI Contribution/Highlight: During my role as International Co-chair for the Urban Planning Student Association here at Taubman, I helped organize activities that celebrated diversity and cultural differences. While in school I enjoy sharing my culture with other people and learning from theirs.
Why is diversity, equity, and inclusion important to you? These values are what truly allow us to build a better community and learn from each other.