Sierra Bienz, originally from Laramie, Wyoming, 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 curricula. While studying abroad in Chile, Sierra volunteered as a Translation Consultant, translating 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 cemented her love for education. In her free time, Sierra enjoys playing guitar, taiko drumming, and swimming. Sierra was a part of the East End cohort and served at Macedonia Family and Community Enrichment Center, Inc.