Program Director, TheDream.US
Gaby Pacheco is program director for TheDream.US. As political director for United We Dream, she spearheaded efforts leading to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As a student in 2010, she participated in the Trail of Dreams, a four-month walk from Miami to Washington, DC, to call attention to the plight of immigrants. The first undocumented Latina to testify in front of Congress, Pacheco’s accolades include Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30 in Education and 40 Under 40: Latinos in American Politics. An Aspen Institute Ricardo Salinas Scholar, she serves on the board of Define American, America’s Voice Education Fund, MALDEF, and UnidosUS.