Denise is an ambitious Boston-born native who loves her City. Born and raised in Dorchester to Cape Verdean parents who migrated from Fogo to the U.S. in the early 90s, Denise has a background in community and engagement, as well as various volunteer experiences. She is a passionate advocate for bridging the gap between City Resources and her community. Denise enjoys working with and helping people around her, and being involved in the city she loves. She is committed to showing Boston different ways to engage within their neighborhoods, and how to remain informed.
Denise has a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. During her free time, she enjoys capturing moments and freezing time through her camera lens. Traveling and enjoying nature are some of her favorite things to do, while also listening to music.