Natalia Zorrilla


Natalia Zorrilla ’23, of San Diego, California, is a philosophy concentrator pursuing certificates in Latin American studies and values and public life. A Class of 2022 Dean’s Scholar in the Nations’ Service, she is passionate about equitable housing policy and data-based solutions for homelessness. In summer 2021, she interned for San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria, working primarily with the office’s policy and community engagement teams. In summer 2020, she interned for the hunger and homelessness-focused nonprofit Arm in Arm. There, she researched the organization’s impact during COVID-19 and directly connected clients to services. On campus, Zorrilla is a head fellow at the Princeton Writing Center, where she mentors both graduates and undergraduates and directly advises students on their academic writing. She also is the co-president of the Princeton College Democrats and the financial vice president of the Princeton Debate Panel. For the past two years, she has served on the Secretariat for the Princeton Model United Nations Conference. Since her first year, she has volunteered as an academic tutor and college preparation adviser for the homelessness-focused nonprofit HomeFront.

In summer 2022, Zorrilla is working at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS).