Position title: Director of Posse
Marla Delgado-Guerrero, Ph.D., serves as the director of the Posse program at UW–Madison. A three-time Badger graduate, she earned her bachelor’s degree in family and consumer journalism, her certificate in Chican@ and Latin@ studies, her M.S. in counseling in higher education, and her Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
While she was a student at UW, she had close personal and professional connections with the Posse program, having served as a mentor for the Chicago Posse 6 from 2007-09. She also held roles in PEOPLE, the Center for Educational Opportunity, Student SEED, the Multicultural Student Center and the Office of Social Justice Education. She co-founded the Wisconsin Latina/o Student Psychological Association, the Alpha Kappa Alumnae Chapter of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc., and the Latino Graduate Student Association at UW–Madison.
She was honored with UW–Madison’s Outstanding Women of Color Award as a doctoral candidate in 2014-15 in recognition of her community service and educational advocacy for a wide range of historically underrepresented students. She was also inducted into the UW–Madison chapter of the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Student Honor Society.