Marisol is a first-year PhD student in Human-Centered Computing at Georgia Tech. She holds a BSc in Computer Engineer from ESPOL and a Masters in Human-Computer Interaction Design from Indiana University Bloomington. She has over 15 years of experience as a Computer Science educator.

As a Computer Engineer born and raised in a developing country, she is particularly drawn to explore the design of technologies that empower individuals and groups otherwise marginalised. Her research interests include HCI4D and educational technology.