Mariana Lopez

Mariana Lopez. Photography by Eddie Quinones for the Aspen Institute.

Mariana Lopez

Mariana is a second-year student at DePaul University majoring in Secondary Education History with a minor in Philosophy. She previously interned for State Senator Karina Villa where she researched small businesses within the district, made calls and set up appointments with owners to meet with the Senator, and was present during the appointments. In addition, she assisted with the graphic design of flyers for the social media posts, put up posters around town for events, and translated weekly newsletters from English to Spanish.