Fellow:Andrea Restrepo Vives

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Andrea Restrepo Vives
School (Cohort)
Menlo College (2021 cohort)
Majoring in


Andrea Restrepo Vives is a Finance major at Menlo College, located in the Silicon Valley. She is passionate about accessible education and strives to make a lasting positive impact in her community and the people around her. Andrea is originally from Santa Marta, Colombia. In her hometown, she studied at Colegio Bureche and participated in the Fundación Los Campanos which provided after school tutoring and guidance to children with limited access to tutors. She is also a current member of her college’s Dance team.


At Menlo College Andrea has been a Student Ambassador for the admissions office since 2019 as well as an Orientation Leader. Restrepo Vives’ academic vigor has placed her as a member of the Dean’s List from her first semester at Menlo. She is also a current member of the dance team. Her passion to help fellow students feel included and represented drove her to be on the WILD Club executive board as the former secretary and current Vice-President. Andrea serves in student government as the Junior Class President for Menlo College. She is highly invested in entrepreneurship and innovation such as her participation in various Startup and Tech Start-Up Weekends. Back home in Colombia, her project won an award at the Leadership Bootcamp with Universidad de Los Andes.

Social media profiles

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-restrepo-119b5b206 Instagram: @arestrepovives https://www.instagram.com/arestrepovives/?hl=en