Ninotska Love is a proud Latina trans woman originally from Guayaquil, Ecuador who moved to the United States 13 years ago. Ninotska immigrated to the United States escaping gender persecution and was able to obtain asylum in New York City with the help of Jhon Sánchez, a lawyer she met through Lorena Borja while doing outreach for the LGBTQI+ at a club in Queens, NY. Ninotska has volunteered and years later did an internship at Translatinx Network, also has volunteered at the AIDS Center of Queen County, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, the LGBT Community Center, etc. In 2017, Ninotska earned an Associates Degree from LaGuardia Community College and earned a Bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College in 2020 as one of the first openly trans women in the university’s history to graduate there. Ninotska has earned some accolades for her studies and has been involved in some campaigns advocating for the rights of the LGBTQI+ community with a focus on the transgender and gender non-conforming community. Also, she has been an advocate and served as motivational speaker at different colleges and universities in the USA. Ninotska will apply to law school in 2023 and plans to focus her studies on immigration and human rights to better advocate for members of our community. Ninotska loves to dance, to cook and to travel in her free time.
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