Krycya Flores Rojas
Krycya is originally from San Salvador, El Salvador. She first arrived in California and then moved to NC in 2004. She has a Sociology degree with a minor in Psychology from UNC Greensboro. She started working with the community as an undergraduate student at UNCG through different service-learning projects and under the mentorship of one of her Sociology professors.
As an undergrad, Krycya received several awards for high academic achievement, worked in different projects with the Office of Leadership and Learning (now called the Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement) at UNCG, and was inducted into the Psychology and Sociology honor society. The experiences Krycya had as an immigrant coming to the United States, in being undergraduate student, and serving as an AmeriCorps member have helped her discover her passion for helping people. Krycya has been working with the Center for New North Carolinians since 2009. She started as an AmeriCorps member serving at the Glen Haven Community Center in 2009 and later became the Immigrant Health Access project coordinator. Now, Krycya is the Program Coordinator for Thriving at Three. Krycya enjoys working one-on-one with her families and advocating for immigrant rights at different levels.
Krycya has participated in several trainings relevant to her field and leadership development such as the “Other Voices” diversity and leadership program with the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce. She was also recognized as a “Notable Latino of the Triad” by the Latino Community Coalition of Guilford in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Krycya finds relaxation in spending time with her loved ones and visiting new places.