Mariel is a Digital Associate here at Mothership. Originally from the Chicagoland area, Mariel received her Bachelor’s in International Affairs and Economics from Northeastern University in Boston. Mariel’s interest in politics began while volunteering for Barack Obama’s re-election campaign and organizing students to engage in social justice issues. Prior to joining Mothership, she had a number of internship experiences including developing fundraising campaigns at Bono’s charity (RED), writing as a communications intern in the Massachusetts Senate, and forming corporate social responsibility partnerships with non-profits. In her free time, Mariel enjoys cooking for her friends, learning new yoga moves, and defending deep dish pizza.