Maria Kayser is from Fairbank, Iowa, and is pursuing a BA in both Political Science and Communication Studies, where she has received academic honors. Maria has always been active on campus beginning with Dance Marathon where she was a dancer in February of 2019. In fall of 2019, Maria joined Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law fraternity where she served on the executive board as secretary, and currently serves as Chair of Public Relations. Maria is also involved in the University of Iowa United Nations Association which regularly does collaborative work with other campus organizations and the Johnson County Chapter. Maria volunteers at the University Women’s Resource and Action Center where she has contributed to several events and social media campaigns. Her efforts were especially concentrated on a youth voting advocacy and awareness social media campaign for the fall of 2020. After graduation in spring of 2022, Maria plans to attend law school.