Advocacy Experience

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, NY

Advocacy Team Chair, Einstein Families Initiative of WellMed Student Wellness Program   2019-2020

  • Work collaboratively to organize monthly Meetups to build community among network members
  • Develop a unique curriculum for monthly mental health and wellness workshops addressing topics such as good enough parenting, couple dynamics, postpartum depression
  • Lead the advocacy team at Einstein Families Initiative whose mission is to provide a support network for members of Einstein Community
  • Create and draft a Handbook, which consists of useful information for parents and families about health insurance, health and care providers, leave policies, pregnancy and postpartum period

Advisory Board Primary Member, Student Mental Health Center   2018-2020

  • Collaborate with the board members to identify mental health needs for Einstein students and researcher’s mental health needs for on campus clinic
  • Comment on the policies, ensure the center is responsive and student-focused, conceptualize custom workshops to address pressing issues, such as suicide prevention, building a support network, and understanding the benefits of psychotherapy

Committee Liaison, WellMed Student Wellness Program  2018-2019         

  • Served as a liaison between Student Wellness Program and Mental Health Center Board to mediate clear communication about organized events and activities by advocating researcher community needs

New York Cares  New York, NY

Community Service Volunteer  2018

  • Helped immigrants improve English communications skills and self-confidence by leading conversation groups
  • Provided much needed hands-on help to various branches of the New York Public Library to organize, sort and catalogue children’s books and resources
  • Organized and sorted children clothes and toys for Room to Grow, a program assisting low-income families with physical and mental support, ensuring a secure start in life of a child