“I have an urge to make a positive change, to make something of my life, and to help others.”
“Large-scale problems, such as environmental ones, require interdisciplinary solutions. The adaptability of my public policy degree is preparing me to tackle those challenges."
“I want to work toward bettering people’s lives in a constructive, concrete way.”
"The Harris community gives me a sense of belonging—and energy to continue what I'm doing."
“I was reading everything about Harris, and when I saw ‘using data to make an impact,’ I felt as if I could’ve written those words.”
With an interest in education policy, Amaya eventually aspires to pursue public office as the Secretary of Education.