Marisol is a first-year PhD student in Human-Centered Computing at Georgia Tech under the advisement of Betsy DiSalvo and Neha Kumar. She holds a BSc in Computer Engineer and a Master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction Design. She has over 15 years of experience as a Computer Science educator.

She is particularly drawn to explore the design of technologies that empower individuals and groups otherwise marginalised. Her research interests lie in the intersection of the design of technologies for social development and educational technology.