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Irene Sanchez, Ph.D. is an educator, poet, writer, and public scholar. She centers social justice in her work producing poetry, art, stories, essays, talks, presentations, workshops, curriculum, and academic research/writing.


Her commentary, writing, & poetry has been featured by: CNN, The Huffington Post, Public Radio International, Zocalo Public Square, Education Week, The Education Trust, Inside Higher Education, KPCC-Southern California Public Radio, ProPublica, NPR-Latino USA, Remezcla, KPFK 90.7 Los Angeles, Latino Rebels, and more. 

Dr. Sanchez has spoken/presented/keynoted at over 100 colleges/universities/conferences including: UCLA, Harvard University, UNAM (CDMX)-NYU Hemispheric Encuentro, Mt. SAC, LLN Modesto Junior College, Sierra College, Cal State San Marcos, Riverside City College, Cal State Fullerton, California Latino School Board Association (CLSBA), Chaffey College, Mission College, Pitzer College, University of San Diego-Reality Changers, Loyola Marymount University, University of California-Irvine, University of California-Riverside, University of Utah, University of California-Davis, University of Washington-Seattle (WA), Central Washington University, Highline CC (WA), Everett CC (WA), South Seattle CC (WA), Reed College (OR), Chapman University (CA), Adelante Mujer Latina (CA), El Camino College, National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies, El Mundo Zurdo (Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldua), OC Ethnic Studies Summit (CA), Mira Costa College (CA), Fresno State University (CA), UC Students of Color Conference, and more. 

Contact Irene to bring her to your campus/conference/organization! 

Contact Irene for writing/commissioned pieces. 




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