Dolores was born and raised in Vancouver, and has been an elementary school teacher for over 30 years in the Catholic Independent Schools of Vancouver. Dolores has instilled a strong sense of social justice in her own three children, as well as her students. Many of her previous and current students contribute to social causes outside of school as a result of Dolores’ leadership. Dolores’ love of travel and social justice has led to her travel overseas with Me to We visits to Kenya and Ecuador. In Vancouver, Dolores leads a number of fundraiser activities for Tumaini. She plans to visit Tanzania in 2021 to help the children with Math and English studies.