Maricela Piña is a Research Associate at Harder+Company Community Research. She has extensive experience conducting evaluations and needs assessment that employ a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods. Maricela has a strong background in the development, implementation, and evaluation of culturally appropriate tools. Areas of expertise center on issues concerning the Latino community, such as early childhood development and education, mental health, workfoce development, domestic violence and HIV/AIDS. Maricela holds a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from the University of California Berkeley and a Masters in Public Health from San Francisco State University.