Micaela graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a BA in Political Science in May 2013. A Sondheim Public Affairs Scholar, Micaela focused on education, policy, and human rights. Since her freshman year, she has volunteered with various at-risk youth including inner city children and special needs students. Micaela integrated her classroom learning with hands-on internships with Baltimore County Public Schools and Teach for America. In Fall 2012, she studied abroad in Costa Rica as a Shattuck Family Entrepreneurial Scholar. She will begin her first year of teaching Spanish as a Teach for America Corps Member in Baltimore. Simultaneously, Micaela will be pursuing a Masters degree in Educational Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Ultimately, Micaela hopes to ensure that all children receive the quality education that they deserve.