Andrea Mercado, Co-Executive Director, Florida Rising

Andrea Cristina Mercado is the daughter of South American immigrants and the South Florida mother of two has been working on race, gender and economic equity issues for 20 years and has been recognized for her work leading New Florida Majority, co-founding the National Domestic Workers Alliance, chairing We Belong Together, a national immigrant rights initiative and building the San Francisco Area-based Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA). She is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.