Mariana Zepeda joined Atlas Network in 2015 as Research Associate and Assistant to the President, Dr. Alex Chafuen. 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.