Carolina Talavera Romero is from Taluco, Mexico. She graduated from Dominican University, River For-est, IL with a degree in French & Spanish Secondary Education. Carolina has many interests, including reading, writing short stories & poems, jogging and trying new dessert places around town. Carolina will be living at Casa Alianza in Redwood City, CA where she will share in community with the Dominican Sisters of Sinisinawa. She will also be ministering to families at the St. Francis Center. Carolina says she is ready to begin her volunteer year and looks forward to getting to know the families and children she will serve as well as teaching and exploring the west coast.