APS Education & Diversity Intern
American Physical Society
Hello everyone! I am currently a rising junior at Juniata College studying Engineering Physics with a minor in Peace and Conflict Studies. I am from Seattle, Washington, and I have an ardent desire to encourage other underrepresented populations to study physics.
My passions are in the intersection between engineering physics, social justice, and sustainability! Last summer I did research at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory where I was able to explore my passions in green energy and I learned about energy equity which is a big reason why I am so ecstatic about exploring diversity and education through this internship. I hope to help make our transition to clean energy by 2035 an equitable one. Long term, my goal is to be an ambassador as a foreign civil service economic officer, connecting people and countries to support each other in fighting our climate crisis through a physics lens.
At Juniata, I am very involved with our SPS Chapter and the physics community. The physics community is always there for each other and has helped me adjust to college and figure out what careers are available. I have held leadership positions in Women in Physics, Juniata Environmental Coalition, and Peace and Conflict Studies club among others.
I am very thankful to SPS, and I am looking forward to working with APS this summer.