Position: Outreach Coordinator
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Hometown: St. Paul, MN
Education: B.S. in Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development and English minor from UMN-Twin Cities 2012
A learning or work experience that changed me: Seeing how people in my community approach mental health illnesses, and the social taboos existing that cause/prevent the conversation of these illnesses. We tend to avoid talking about mental health illnesses or not acknowledge it all together.
Why did you choose to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA with College Health Corps?: I want to address health disparities that exist within the community, and attempt to reduce these disparities.
One word that best describes me: Compassionate
Place I would most like to visit: Austria
Favorite food(s): Congee
Hobbies: Tennis, baking
In 5 years I would like to be: In a setting where I can educate on, alleviate, and eliminate health disparities.