Maria Driediger, from Harrisonburg, VA, graduated from Eastern Mennonite University with a degree in Peacebuilding and Development. Maria has a great deal of experience working with and advocating for youth. She was a camp counselor at Camp Overlook in VA for five years and volunteered weekly with The Collins Center. Maria also spent a semester studying in South Africa and Lesotho. As a PULSEr, she may have been seen out and about in Pittsburgh running, playing soccer, or listening to live music. She served at the Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh.