MariaJose holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College CUNY. She’s focused her profession in the areas of social justice advocacy, education accessibility, and community organizing. MariaJose has worked in the program management of various initiatives at several NYC based non-profits and institutions, including the Hispanic Federation and El Museo Del Barrio. She is a native of Colombia and is a strong advocate for immigrant rights. MariaJose is passionate about social justice activism and meaningful systemic change.