From Journalism to Justice

For episode 6 of How I Made My Path, we’re joined by Students Rising Above Alum, Maria Bernal. Maria is currently a health reporter and social media marketing coordinator for the Richmond Pulse. Maria is a social justice activist, Mexican immigrant, DACA recipient and first generation college graduate. In this episode she shares about the connection between her research background and reporting as well as the intersection of activism and journalism. Learn how Maria made her path from journalism to justice.

If you’re interested in reading some of Maria’s work at the Richmond Pulse, you can go to their website at