Patty’s achievement is deserving of recognition. Patty is a female leader in a male dominated field and culture. Further, Patty’s is the first name you will find on Common Hope’s Pathway of Dreams. Since becoming Common Hope’s first high school graduate in 1996, she has committed her life to learning and to ending the cycle of poverty for her family. Mission accomplished.
As a teenager, Patty would never have imagined being where she is now, a university educated, department manager. She offers this advice to affiliated students, “Luchen por sus sueños y no se dejan vencer por los obstáculos // Fight for your dreams and do not let obstacles defeat you.”