Best of the Bronx: Mariella Paulino hopes to make software that will help deaf people
A young Bronx woman who lost her hearing after a case of meningitis is hoping to help other people facing similar challenges.
Mariella Paulino just ended a yearlong fellowship with nonprofit Code For Progress, which helps young people create technological innovations. The 25-year-old was one of only 12 chosen out of 424 applicants.
Paulino, who lost her hearing at age 7, took the fellowship...