Lixcy Vega is a first year doctoral student at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is part of the ACTION Lab where she researches the use of mobile technology to diagnose and treat anxiety and depression within Hispanic youth in the United States. She is exploring the benefits of different mobile technologies such as mobile video games, conversational agents and educational material. Her main goal with her research is to positively impact the lives of underrepresented youth and increase their quality of life by reducing the gap of access to mental health services.