Mariana Zepeda joined Atlas Network in 2015 as Research Associate and Assistant to the former President, Dr. Alex Chafuen, and now serves as Institute Relations and Programs Associate. Before joining Atlas Network, Mariana worked at a small immigration law firm in Boston. She continues to pay close attention to current debates on immigration reform. Mariana graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in history and English literature. Originally from Mexico City, Mariana spent her early years living in Caracas, Venezuela. Her favorite pastimes include reading, writing, and drinking too much coffee.