Adriana Maestas began blogging about politics and issues that pertain to the Latino community four years ago at LatinoPoliticsBlog.com. She wanted to bring a Latina voice to various political issues and make use of the formal skills she acquired in college and graduate school. She holds a master's degree in public policy from Claremont Graduate University and a bachelor's degree in political science from University of California, Irvine. Adriana has worked on political campaigns as both a volunteer and as a paid consultant. During the day when she's not blogging at LatinoPoliticsBlog.com or at DailyGrito.com, she works at UC Irvine in open source publishing.