Amelia Palacios

Screen Shot 2016-02-15 at 7.08.54 PMAmelia Palacios is in her junior year at Macalester College located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where she is a Media and Cultural Studies major with an emphasis on American Studies and Art History. She is an active member of her school’s radio station, WMCN, and interns at Saint Paul’s public access TV station, Saint Paul Neighborhood Network during the school year.

Hailing from the sunny Los Angeles area, she enjoys spending her free time outdoors, hiking, driving, getting lost then discovering new gems, and trying any and all food. Discovering local art and music scenes, attending exhibits and showings, as well as advocating for women’s rights, and acting as an ally, are her passions.
While in Morocco, she hopes to gain real-world experience in the world of journalism. She cant wait to successfully navigate the twists and turns of the medina, and appreciate all the new sights, sounds, and experiences Morocco has to offer.