Ms. Bernal serves SACNAS as the Communications & Marketing Coordinator, where she develops and implements the communications strategy for all SACNAS programs. This includes email marketing, website, and graphic design. A passionate writer, she is also proud to support the content development for SACNAS’ online publication, STEM + Culture Chronicle. Ms. Bernal graduated from the University of Southern California in 2014 with dual degrees in Broadcast & Digital Journalism (Annenberg School), and Earth Science (Dornsife). Prior to joining SACNAS, Ms. Bernal has worked in communications for the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust, the Southern California Earthquake Center, and the American Red Cross. Ms. Bernal is thrilled to join SACNAS in an effort to help underrepresented minority scientists find their voice and inspire their peers.