Louis is a Thermal Engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, building spacecraft to study planets, including our own. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at UCLA in 2016, and his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with summa cum laude honors from Arizona State University in May 2011. He co-founded Students 4 Students while he was a Ph.D. student, to help his fellow students pursue the same dream of holding a diploma.

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Maritza aspired to become more vocal about the affect of homelessness and  to help her community.  College Homelessness is an issue which Maritza has faced and wants to be the voice and the support system for students dealing with similar issues. Maritza began her journey at Santa Monica College in 2016, and she will be starting her first year at UCLA this fall-2018. She is majoring in Art History and minoring in Public Affairs. She hopes to become a curator at an Art Museum and a professor at a community college.  She enjoys drawing, attending art shows, and meeting new people.