"I believe in the Mini Mermaid Running Club because it instills confidence, strength, pride and self worth while promoting physical activity and providing a toolbox for young girls to carry and build upon for the rest of their lives."
Andrea Jesusita Morales
MMRC Board Member
Andrea J. Morales is a paralegal for Gunderson Dettmer in Silicon Valley where she deals primarily with start-ups and non-profit formations. She received her B.A. in Chicano Studies from the University of California, Berkeley where she had the opportunity to work with the Youth Advocacy and Worker's Rights Programs at Centro Legal de la Raza, bolstering her passion for social justice and equal access for underrepresented youth.
Andrea joined the East Bay Mermaid Triathlon Team in 2011, an experience that has changed her life. She believes in the Mini Mermaid Running Club in that it instills confidence, strength, pride and self-worth in young women while promoting physical activity and providing a toolbox of skills and resources they can refer to the rest of their lives.