Mariana is an experience and strategy designer with a focus on design for social impact. She has applied her multicultural background and passion for people and travel towards finding solutions that are empowering, beautiful and culturally appropriate. She graduated with honors from the Art Center College of Design with a Designmatters Concentration, the school’s social impact minor. Mariana was the co-lead and license holder for the first-ever TEDx event at Art Center. She also works with creativity and design workshops meant to inspire those that are not in the design field to find their creative spark when they need it.