Maria Benevento

Maria Benevento is a graduate student at the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri, Columbia. She is a graduate of Creighton University, where she majored in theology and American studies and minored in justice and peace studies and Spanish. She spent two years as a full-time staff person at the Oakland Catholic Worker, a transitional shelter for Latin American immigrants and asylum seekers, before working at NCR as a Bertelsen editorial intern from 2017 to 2018.