Mary Toni Cerrado (she/her/hers) is a San Francisco local who graduated from UC Davis with a double major in Political Science and History. Mary Toni was born in the Philippines but has lived in the Bay Area for her entire life. So, the city is incredibly close to her heart. In addition, working with youth to better their community has been a longtime passion of hers. She spent two summers interning in Japan, where she worked with high school students on discussing global issues and ways to reform society through GPI US. She seeks to help provide resources and advocate for marginalized and underserved communities in the context of policy and outreach. Mary Toni’s passion comes from her experiences and she has fostered a deep interest in the nonprofit sector, hoping to bring her interest in civic engagement and public policy together.
She enjoys reading, exploring, curating Spotify playlists, and is a big quality time person, so spending time with her loved ones is huge to her! She also is super excited to be a part of yli!