she/her/hers – Director
Mari provides oversight and leadership for the PATH to Care Center. She is deeply committed to social justice, access to education, and eliminating all forms of violence and oppression and has a strong background in creating inclusive environments and leading transformational change. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, Mari has worked with campus women’s centers, community and university advocacy and response teams, victim witness services, and as a consultant and trainer for diversity and inclusion. Mari earned a B.A. from Boston College, M.A. at Bowling Green State University, and is an alum of the Social Justice Training Institute. Mari is a Caraqueña, born in Venezuela, the youngest of four, and enjoys chasing after her three pups.