Aldita Gallardo works as a Program Associate for the Fund for Trans Generations at Borealis Philanthropy. She has been organizing at the intersections of racial and gender justice, trans/queer liberation, immigrant rights, and youth leadership development for over a decade. Prior to joining the Borealis team, she trained trans/queer youth of color to advocate for racial, gender, and economic justice in their schools and communities with the Genders & Sexualities Alliance (GSA) Network, based in Oakland, California. A Northwestern University graduate, she currently serves on the advisory board for El/La Para TransLatinas. Born in Lima, Peru, she enjoys basking in the sun and making music in a queer mariachi ensemble.