Mariela is passionate about politics, technology, and student government. As a student leader, she was Junior class Vice President and Senior class President. Mariela also has a talent with words, earning her a spot on the Mock Trial Team and the 2010 Gunderson Poetry Slam finals.
“How was it? How long were you there? Do you still talk to them?” Among receiving and answering variations of those questions from family, friends, and colleagues, I’ve managed to keep myself very busy this summer! I’ve attained nine college units and registered for sixteen…
18 August, 2011
It’s not exactly a Kenmore, but it provides just as much as any brand name could to those who receive it. To qualify to be a part of the project, the family must already be cooking with wood and prove their commitment to using the…
15 April, 2011
Check out this short video post by Mariela from the site of her apprenticeship in Brazil where she is working to track and monitor the installation of wood-efficient cookstoves
12 January, 2011
Back at home, San Jose, California, I held a consistent pace of life that had taken me years to establish. I’d finally adjusted to my community, surroundings, and relationships, but now I’m committed to a seven month experience that will begin as exactly the opposite….
01 October, 2010