Maria Magdalena

Nickname: Magda

Hometown: San Salvador

Major: Psychology

School: University of Central America

Time in Program: 5 years

Alum of: COAR Orphanage, Zaragoza and Divine Providence Orphanage, Santa Tecla

Praxis Experience: Led workshops for at-risk urban youth at "Fe y Alegria," Zacamil.  Volunteer in youth program at Ludoteca Community Center.  Community youth project in rural Huizucar. Tutored children at the COAR orphanage.

In the Future: Plans to work as a psychologist serving those most in need in the countryside or with a NGO that supports youth.  Also wants to be involved in working with youth in orphanages such as those where she grew up.