Maria joined Aspire High School in 2014. Ever since, she completed her education at the University of Cambridge where she graduated with a Distinction and a double Master’s in Aerospace and Information Engineering. Currently, she works as a Data Scientist within Rolls-Royce’s own tech hub, R2 Data Labs. When she is not coding, she gets involved in various STEM outreach activities, volunteers for Aspire and helps early-stage startups grow. For the past couple of years, Maria has been involved in the marketing team, creating content about the community as well as in the recruitment team. In 2021, Maria was a key member of the team in charge of Aspire Professionals. In this new Aspire year, Maria is going to lead the Recruitment team alongside Alex.