Lina Velandia is a native of Bogota, Colombia who grew up in San Antonio, TX. In May 2013, she graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Engineering Route to Business with a concentration in Industrial Engineering and Management Information Systems. She currently owns a franchise, Royal Prestige Living Smart, which focuses on leadership development through the promotion of high quality kitchen systems and products. When Lina is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, traveling, dancing, biking, and playing sports. In 2009, Lina was the Texas delegate at the National Youth Science Camp. Lina has worked at NYSC as office manager in 2015 and 2016.