Women in Politics: Elected Officials Remember Their Path to Public Service

From discovering their passion for public service to learning more about their inner strengths and the importance of community, four Cal State Fullerton alumnae share how their alma mater prepared them to serve as local and state elected officials.

Myra Maravilla, Councilmember, City of Hawaiian Gardens 

Myra Maravilla

Hawaiian Gardens councilmember Myra Maravilla ’12, ’17 (B.A. public administration, M.P.A.-urban management) was first elected to the city council in 2015. She previously served as Hawaiian Gardens’ mayor from 2018-19.

How did your educational experience at Cal State Fullerton shape who you are as a leader?

“CSUF faculty helped me amplify my voice with logic, empathy and persistence. A public administration degree from CSUF means I strive for excellence every day and challenge the institutions that affect others to do better.” 

Crystal K. Miles, Mayor, City of Villa Park

Crystal K. Miles

Serving on the Villa Park City Council since 2018, Crystal Miles ’94 (B.A. biological

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Smart Education: Market | Industry Business Outlook, Revenue, Trends and Forecasts 2026

Smart Education Market With COVID19-Pandemic Impact Analysis:

Smart Education Market 2021 this report is including with the COVID19 Outbreak Impact analysis of key points influencing the growth of the market. Also, Smart Education Market (By major key players, By Types, By Applications, and Leading Regions) Segments outlook, Business assessment, Competition scenario, Trends and Forecast by Upcoming Year’s. The study of the Smart Education report is done based on the significant research methodology that provides the analytical inspection of the global market based on various segments the Industry is alienated into also the summary and advance size of the marketplace owing to the various outlook possibilities. The report also gives 360-degree overview of the competitive landscape of the industries. SWOT analysis has been used to understand the strength, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in front of the businesses. Thus, helping the companies to understand the threats and challenges in front of the

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STDs are rising among teens. Can video games help?

Perhaps for no group does the specter of sexually transmitted diseases loom larger than it does for young people. At the beginning of the last decade, youth aged 15 to 24 accounted for half of new STD cases in the United States, though they made up just 27 percent of the sexually active population. An estimated 44 percent of all adolescents and young adults living with HIV/AIDS were unaware of their status. And by many accounts, the problem seemed to only be getting worse: Between 2016 and 2017, rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis each climbed by between 7 and 16 percent among U.S. adolescents.

Public health experts say these worrying trends likely result from a number of individual and systemic factors, including stigma, inadequate access to clinics, and a lack of appropriate sexual health education. In response, a growing cadre of researchers has begun to explore

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