January 5, 2021
Xochitl Arechiga is a Technical Associate at the Gabrieli Lab where she oversees data collection for two projects. Prior to Reach Every Reader, Xochitl spent her time obtaining her Masters in the Mind, Brain and Education Program at HGSE. There, Xochitl focused on bilingualism and took courses focused on brain development and how executive function varies in bilingual individuals. Further, while at HGSE, she worked closely with Joanna Christodoulou to observe how summer intervention studies affect the summer slump in struggling readers. Her main areas of focus are bilingualism, socioeconomic status, and identity development. Xochitl has her Bachelor’s Degree from Pomona College in Neuroscience.