My name is Maria Jimenez, I am a first-generation student. I graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a Masters's in Educational Technology. I have participated in two leadership cohorts Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) and Mana of San Diego Latina Success Leadership Program (LSLP). I am an ambassador for Technolochicas, and a member of the Moreno Valley College CTE board. I served as a private educator for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Currently, I am a shit supervisor for Cherokee Nation, Team Hope.