Maritza Mendosa


"They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.” —Mexican Proverb

Maritza Mendoza joined the Brilla team as a teacher in 2016. She graduated from the University at Albany, where she received Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. Throughout her years at UAlbany, Ms. Mendoza developed a passion for instilling a love of science in children. She decided to join the TFA New York Corps. Ms. Mendoza enjoys spending time with her family and puppy, hiking, and trying new foods.