Veronica Bell (she/her/hers) joined Lighthouse as the Young Writers Program Manager in May of 2023. Previously, she worked as a public school educator specializing in biliteracy and social-emotional cultural learning. Veronica has a BA in Spanish language, literature, and composition with a minor in early childhood education from the University of South Carolina, Upstate. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Public Policy & Administration from CSU. Veronica is multi-passionate with a love for visual arts, literature, social justice, and botany. Outside of work, you can find Veronica engaged in local politics pushing for equitable and liberatory public policy, or engaging in one of her many hobbies.