Johanna Lopez is actively pursuing two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Chicano Studies and in History. She has also earned an Associate of Arts degree in Chicano Studies from El Paso Community College (EPCC). Johanna also wrote and directed a film, No Habla, which was screened at the 2015 Plaza Classic Film Festival. Johanna's areas of interest include borderland history, Chicano literature, and women’s studies issues. She is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success honor society and the Tau Sigma honor society. She accomplishes various community services events through both honor societies. Johanna is currently a work-study for the Department of Institutional Advancement with UTEP. She will be graduating from UTEP in fall of December 2017 and will continue on to earn a doctorate in history.