Congratulations Maria Fernanda Carriel on winning a 2021 CDE Graduation Dean’s Achievement Award!

March 29, 2021

Maria Fernanda Carriel, an international student from Ecuador, is a senior majoring in both Neuroscience and Philosophy on the pre-medicine track, with minors in Psychology and Chemistry. Her dream goal is to become a psychiatrist as she feels passionately about how the human mind functions, how our cognitive differences come about, and the diverse approaches scientists employ to find out the “why” behind distinct human behaviors. A curious individual since birth, her life revolves around learning.