Mayra Ramos is a college student pursuing her associate's degree in math and science. As a first-generation college student, she wants to set an example for her younger siblings and be an active member of her community. She volunteers for a local preservation center in southern California. Her interest in conservation and education has inspired her to eventually earn a bachelor's degree in environmental studies. She hopes that in the feature she can be in a position to teach others how to be good stewards of their environments. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, sightseeing, hiking, and taking landscape photos.