Sierra Bienz comes to Pittsburgh by way of Laramie, Wyoming. Sierra received her degree in Linguistics with a minor in Cognitive Science from Swarthmore College. During her time in school, she worked as an intern in the Education Department at the Hudson River Museum, where she researched and curated materials for school curriculum. In her time studying abroad in Chile, she volunteered as a Translation Consultant. As a Translation consultant, Sierra translated educational materials for the Tourism Bureau. She has also served as a camp counselor at Mercersberg Summer Swim Clinic, teaching competitive swimming to children. This experience really cemented her love for education. In her free time, Sierra enjoys playing guitar, taiko drumming, and swimming. Sierra is a part of the East End cohort and serves at Macedonia Family and Community Enrichment Center, Inc.