Anastasia is a trailblazing individual, driven in supporting Latino entrepreneurs. During undergrad, Anastasia delved into the world of entrepreneurship and conducted impactful research on Latina/o entrepreneurship focused in California. Her achievements led her to securing a prestigious graduate fellowship while pursuing her master's in business analytics. She was honored as a recipient of the Ronald E. McNair Scholar at the 28th Annual Honors Convocation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Her personal and academic journey is a testament to her dedication to learning, researching, and making a lasting impact of boosting the Latino community.