Amala’s Three Lessons

From Hayward, California, Amala is majoring in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology and minoring in Global Studies. A tree-hugger and science-lover, she’s planning on pursuing higher studies in molecular biology and plant research after graduation. She loves going to concerts around LA and watching the Food Network in her spare time _________________________________________________________________ My time as…

Pao’s Gratitude for GlobeMed

Paola Jiménez grew up in Moultonborough, New Hampshire. Finishing her fourth and final year at UCLA, she will graduate as an Anthropology and French & Francophone Interdisciplinary Studies double major. As the former director of our chapter’s Community Building Committee, Pao continuously shares her positive energy with those around her. When asked about her favorite TV show, she…

Ryan’s Reflection

From Westlake Village, California, Ryan Rizeq is a second year at UCLA majoring in civil and environmental engineering. Always seen with a smile on his face, he is a vital leader of the Community Building Committee for GlobeMed. Ryan’s favorite TV show is Portlandia and his favorite snack (since preschool) is goldfish! As the end of Spring…

Chris Reflects on Joining GlobeMed

Chris Goh is a 4th year Global Studies and Geography major. He is from the suburbs of  Los Angeles, and enjoys the L.A. lifestyle of drinking craft beers and single origin coffee. My path to studying at UCLA has been full of failures, successes, and even the opportunity to live abroad for a year before…

Erica’s GlobeMed Transition

Erica Wang is a first year student at UCLA, majoring in Biology (pre-med) with a minor in Anthropology. She is originally from San Diego, CA and recounts the following as the craziest thing she’s ever done: “When I was a freshman in high school, One Direction was extremely popular. One day, there was a rumor that they were visiting La…

Sanji Analyzes Summit 2016

Originally from Riverside, California, Sanji Gowda is a first year, Neuroscience major at UCLA. She is a member of the Campaigns committee and will be the incoming Co-Director of Campaigns for the 2016-2017 year! If she had to watch one tv show for the rest of her life, she would choose FRIENDS, because it’s the…

Charlotte reflects on GlobeMed Summit 2016

Charlotte Follari is a third year International Development Studies major and French minor. She is originally from New York, NY and is the outgoing Campaigns Co-Director and incoming Internal Co-President at GlobeMed at UCLA. Although she can’t pick one favorite TV show, Game of Thrones, the Walking Dead, and 30 Rock make up her top 3 list….

Harveen on Why GROW

  Harveen Sekhon is a second year student and Pre-Human Biology and Society major. She is from the Bay Area and is the Grow Coordinator at GlobeMed at UCLA. She has recently discovered a new love for the banana cream pudding from Magnolia Bakery in Chicago! ____________________________________________________________________________________ This past weekend, I had the amazing opportunity to…

Making a Difference via the Little Things Lost among the Bigger Picture

  Sydney Swanson is a 3rd year Psychobiology major at UCLA hailing from Coronado, California. She’s on the Campaigns Committee this year and lives by the words of Emily Dickinson: “Forever is composed of nows.” ______________________________________________________________________ Do you think you can make a difference in the world? I am 1 in 7.4 billion people in this…

Audrey’s Uncovered Potential

  Originally from San Diego, Audrey Rachel Yang is a second year Pre-Human Biology and Society major at UCLA. She is a member of the Communications Committee this year and hopes to pursue her dream job as a pediatrician. Also, it’s incredibly important to note that her favorite animal is an elephant! _________________________________________________________________ We turned…

The Gift of Giving

Sheliza Aman is a second year physiological science major. Originally from Memphis, TN, She is in the Community Building committee this year. Her words to live by: “If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.” -Gordon A. Eadie Ever since I was a child, my father always reminded me, “no matter how…

Why GlobeMed?

Sara Settle Major: Human Biology and Society (BS) with a concentration in Medicine and Public Health Hobbies & Interests: Exploring new places and finding all the pretty things in life Hometown: Moraga, CA Why GlobeMed Stands Out to Me When you transition from high school to college, people get excited about what the options hold….