Angelica B. Quirarte, also known as Angie, is a Government Innovation Strategist for the CA Government Operations Agency. She works on innovation projects that bring in best practices to improve government service delivery. In her spare time she stays involved in her community by taking on leadership roles with advocacy organizations such as the ACLU and is a current NLC fellow. Angie was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and migrated to the Bay Area with her parents and two younger brothers when she was 10 years old. She has a BA in History of Public Policy from UC Santa Barbara.