Maria is married and is a mom to two beautiful girls, Chrystie and Cailynn. She graduated from the University of Economics and Auditing as an accountant in Ecuador. Since 2018, she has served on the Family Advisory Board for United for Brownsville, a collaborative of families and professionals who are improving the early childhood system in Brownsville, Brooklyn. She and her youngest daughter, Cailynn, graduated from Power of Two’s ABC parenting program in 2018 and Maria as a PO2 Ambassador in 2021. Maria believes in building communities, strong families, and organizing for a better future for all children.