Research, Outreach and Communication Associate
University of Pittsburgh MSW Candidate
Mary Mekeal is a Colorado native with a passion for engaging communities and empowering young adults to realize their strengths and potential. After earning her B.A. in Political Science and Communication from University of Colorado, Boulder she followed her interest in promoting equal access to education to Philadelphia where she served as an Americorps volunteer for 2 years. Upon completing her service with City Year, she spent several years in the private sector before ultimately returning to the nonprofit world.
As a Master’s candidate with the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work, Mary enjoys cooking, exploring Pittsburgh’s parks and cheering on Colorado sports teams. Mary is excited to join the staff and Fellows in furthering the mission and values of PULSE throughout Pittsburgh.