Age: 22 Home Town: Phoenix, Arizona Education: Public Health at Tulane University Specific Field Interests: Women's Health, Reproductive Health, Cultural Conservation Placement: KHAMIR, Bhuj, Gujarat Area of Focus: Public Health
Highlights: Highlights: Virginia recently graduated from Tulane University where she completed degrees in Public Health, International Development, and Gender & Sexuality Studies. For the past four years, Virginia has been very passionate about work with New Orleans public health involving sex education, reproductive health, and proper nutrition. She was a sex education teacher, a youth mentor, and a global justice intern with a free health clinic where she helped start a farmer's market and led a weekly women's wellness class. She spent her junior year abroad in India living in Delhi and Dharamsala conducting fieldwork on the reproductive health care status of Tibetan refugees.