Valeria Morales is the Graduate Assistant for Latinx Student Involvement at the Office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy (MICA). Valeria is Salvadoran and Nicaraguan and grew up down the street in Beltsville, MD. She is currently a graduate student in the Master of Science Program in Geospatial Information Sciences at the University of Maryland. She received a B.S. in Geography with a concentration in GIS and Computer Cartograpahy from the University of Maryland, College Park. She hopes to do environmental work and research based on climate change in the future.