Program Associate

Veronica Martinez is a Program Associate at Chicago Debates. She works strategically and collaboratively with staff and coaches to help with program implementation, ensuring Chicago youth maintain access to the tools needed to excel in debate. Veronica knows and understands how life-changing debate can be as it has allowed her to find her voice and power. 

Veronica is a Chicago Debates Alum, having debated in both the middle school and high school leagues where she won numerous speaker and team awards. She later went on to debate at the collegiate level for the University of Kentucky.