- Engineering Apprentice, Code for America
Maria is an ambitious, curious, and creative thinker who loves learning new things and pursuing new challenges. After completing her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago she went on to work in the pharmaceutical industry. More recently Maria decided to study at Fullstack Academy to make her pivot into Software Engineering. She is very excited to be starting her journey in civic tech and aspires to make a meaningful impact through her work.
Outside of coding Maria enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching historical documentaries, eating chocolate cake and reading dad jokes. Want to hear a joke about paper? Never mind. It’s tearable.