Mariposa joined Avenue in 2018 and is a classroom assistant for homebuyer education classes held at Avenue’s Homeownership Center. Although, having been born and raised in the Houston area, Mariposa has traveled extensively and lived in numerous countries around the globe. Mariposa has most recently worked in the municipal construction industry, but has vast experience working within various communities where she provided health and wellness education. Mariposa spent time in the Poder and Austin community centers, schools and libraries where she provided education on Mexica culture and traditions. Combining this past experience with her work as a personal fitness trainer, Mariposa brings to Avenue CDC a strong passion for motivating, guiding and establishing goals to help others achieve their desired outcomes.