Maria Hernandez manages the New Leadership Network for the Stanislaus Community Foundation. She is a native Modestan who is dedicated to her community. She received her K-12 education from Modesto City Schools and a Bachelor of Arts Communication degree from CSU Stanislaus. She currently is pursuing an MPA degree from CSU Stanislaus in hopes to serve her community. Maria has previous work experience at a local non-profit child abuse prevention organization where she assisted with communication, outreach, and program tasks.