Bianca Diaz is a current social work master’s student in the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to attending the University of Pennsylvania, Diaz completed a M.Ed. in community engagement at Merrimack College, with her master’s research focused on the convergence between community economic development and school accessibility. After completing her undergraduate degree, Diaz spent two years giving back to her native Boston through AmeriCorps service with City Year Boston. Diaz holds a B.A in international political economy and diplomacy from the University of Bridgeport.