Data and Research Specialist
She / Her / Hers
Pamela hails from the foothills of Mount Makiling in Laguna, Philippines. She spent her undergraduate years on the Cumberland Plateau studying English literature, gender studies, and environmental studies at Sewanee: The University of the South. After a brief stint working in New York City, she moved to Southern California to pursue a master’s degree in urban and regional planning at UC Irvine.
Pamela has worked in both the public and nonprofit sectors to address a number of issues, including food access, sustainability, housing, land use, and economic development. Her experiences as a Filipino immigrant inform her work, and her approach to social justice is grounded in an intersectional framework. Pamela joined FreeFrom in 2021. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, writing essays, and trying to read too many books at one time.