The UMKC Women’s Center is happy to recognize Maritza Gordillo as our “Student Employee of the Month” for October. Maritza has been with the Women’s Center since January of this year and exhibits a strong commitment to our mission by assisting with the planning and implementation of many of our events. She is a junior majoring in Nursing and minoring in Sociology and she exhibits her passion for helping people through her caring nature, patience, and enthusiasm to assist the visitors of the Women’s Center. As a seasoned staff member, Maritza also provides leadership for the student staff by modeling a positive, proactive, and fun-loving attitude. Maritza is also a talented photographer and she shares her talents with us as the photographer for many of our events including the Women’s Collaborative Reception, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, and Quilts on the Quad. The Women’s Center is proud to have Maritza as a valued member of our staff.