Global Health Outreach Chapters
Hello, I am Brianna! I am studying Biomedical Engineering at Loyola University Chicago. I’m thrilled to be working as a Team Leader for VAW Global Health Outreach. As someone who is passionate about healthcare and volunteering, I’m grateful for this opportunity to combine both. I hope to leave an impact and lend a hand to those in the communities we travel to!
My name is Chinweoke Okonkwo, and I was born and raised in Nigeria, West Africa. I am currently a VAW team leader at Grand Canyon University, as well as a sophomore in Biomedical Engineering. My interests include sports, learning, and helping others!
Hey i’m Grant, a senior at Virginia Tech. I am majoring in Human Nutrition, Food, and Exercise. I am unsure of what exactly I want to do after graduation but know I want to do something in healthcare. Hobbies of mine are cooking, hiking, and weight lifting. I’m excited to be working with VAW and am looking forward to getting involved with the global health program.
Hi! My name is Isabel Carulli. I am a junior at the University of Delaware majoring in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Global Studies with Language.
I am interested in pursuing a graduate school degree following my undergraduate career. I am very excited to be bringing a Global Health Outreach chapter of VAW to the University of Delaware and to be a part of such an amazing organization!
I am a first-year student at the University of Washington. I plan to major in Microbiology and minor in Public Health or Music, with the intent of attending medical school. My motivation for starting a VAW Global Health chapter stems from my newfound curiosity about the determinants of health and lifestyle outside my community and experiences.
I am excited to engage in Guatemala’s rich culture, as well as further my passions and knowledge of the area with my team. I strongly believe that this experience fosters a more holistic outlook of the world, no matter what one’s topic of interest is.
Hey! I’m Madi and I am very excited to be apart of Global Health Outreach. I attend the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), with a major in Interior Design and a minor in Design for Sustainability. My passion is to create an impact, for me this venture began with creating an online Fair Trade boutique, High5Humans, I work with artisans and co-ops globally to better lives of many. When I discovered the opportunity to work with VAW I knew that this was the next endeavor for me to take in making a sustainable difference for a better future.
Hey everyone! My name is Madison Jorge. I am a third year Interior Design student at SCAD. I am excited to be a part of this unique opportunity. I want to use this learning experience to further my professional career in a setting that actually makes a difference to someone’s life opposed to just a classroom. Interior design is so much more than what people think it is, and I want my future to benefit the lives of others in the most impactful way.
Hey, I’m a junior studying mechanical engineering with a focus in biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan. I’m fascinated by medical devices and love to travel. I’m excited to be starting the first VAW chapter at Michigan, learn about a new culture, and work with the families in our target community.
Hi! My name is Natasha Sauerborn and I am a senior at Fordham University. I am a General Science major with a double minor in Business Administration and Anthropology. This past spring I traveled to the Dominican Republic with my VAW team and had such an amazing experience. I’m extremely excited to co-lead a trip to Guatemala this year as I enjoy traveling and volunteering my time to make a difference. Outside of school, I enjoy soccer, tennis, snowboarding, and learning new languages!