Teresa joined Environmental Health Coalition in July 2022. She graduated from San Francisco State University with a BA in film production. Teresa has a passion for storytelling and is committed to amplifying the voices of underrepresented individuals in her community. Having lived in Shanghai, China for three years, she honed her skills in communications and digital marketing during her time working at a successful menstrual products start-up company. This international experience broadened her perspective and fortified her abilities to effectively engage diverse audiences. Prior to the pandemic, Teresa returned to San Diego to fully immerse herself in her chosen path, aligning her passion for communications with her dedication to community and public health initiatives.