Maria graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in International Relations and NGOs and Social Change. She has spent the last several years volunteering and working with organizations focused on youth development and mentorships in areas such as literacy and employment services.
Although she has returned to her home state of Virginia, Maria loves traveling and has studied abroad in Germany and Ireland where she enjoyed volunteering in schools teaching English and Philosophy for Children.
Book that moved me
One Hundred Years of Solitude and Half the Sky
A person I’d love to meet
Good books, thunderstorms, and folding laundrySlogans for life
If you don’t laugh, you’ll cry.
Thing that really baffles me
Any kind of breakfast food!
Random fact about me
I was a vegetarian for two years on a dare