Region: San Diego
Mayra was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She recently graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a double major in Urban Studies and Planning and Political Science/Public Policy. Through her experience working with the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Washington and her time as a Policy Fellow at the Public Policy and International Affairs Program at the UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy, she continued to cultivate her passion for public service, environmental justice, and urban planning. She hopes to continue to serve California to build more equitable and sustainable communities through her work in local government.