Pame Cortés Ortiz (she/they) is an Assistant Director at the Center for Civic Leadership. Pame is part of the CCL student advising team and works with the Houston Policy Challenge, Alternative Spring Break, and Urban Immersion/Civic Owlets. Before joining the CCL and Rice University, Pame served as a Community Director at Wellesley College developing inclusive student leadership training, community building strategies, and integrating the residential education curriculum within the college. Pame has a B.A. in Psychology and minor in Dance from Syracuse University, and a M.Ed in Higher Education in Student Affairs from Salem State University.