Educational background: Bachelors of Public Health
What is your title and role at your host site?
Disease Surveillance Specialist
Why did you join AmeriCorps/National Health Corps?
I joined AmeriCorps because I wanted to spend my gap year before beginning my graduate studies to serve others, and in the process discover myself and learn about all the unique opportunities out there in the field of Public Health.
What are you hoping to gain from your year of service?
I hope to gain the satisfaction of making a difference in someone’s life and to know that I have contributed towards a better, brighter, and a healthier future for our community. I also hope to gain the skills and knowledge to succeed in my future endeavors.
What are your plans after AmeriCorps service?
I plan to pursue a Master’s degree in the field of public health, focusing on infectious diseases.
Where do you envision yourself in 5 years?
In 5 years, I envision myself working a field of Public Health and my ultimate goal is work for World Health Organization. As for my personal life, I hope to own a cute little puppy!