Mariela Hernandez
Biography
Mariela is a first-generation Latina born and raised in Salinas, California. As a student at UC Berkeley studying Cognitive and Computer Science, a tech eclectic, and racial equity advocate, Mariela’s work revolves around redesigning systems through a compassion-based approach. Intrigued by the sociotechnical and design thinking, Mariela has been a part of several committees, organizational boards, speaking events and fellowships where she’s educated others on using a behavioral science framework centered around compassion to break down systemic racism. Mariela was a CODE2040 Fellow and SWE Intern at Remix this past summer.