“There is no force greater than a generation of young people recognizing that progress outweighs tradition.”
Audrey Gabriel is a 4th year member of the Youth Advisory Council and a Senior at the University of Massachusetts, pursuing a dual degree in Microbiology and Public Health on the Pre-Medicine track. She began her work in advocacy as a member of her high school’s Youth Advisory Council for the Massachusetts School-Based Health Alliance and has continued her work into her undergraduate career. During her time with Youth Advisory Council, she has collaborated with public health organizations and initiatives across the nation to empower young adults to take agency over their health and provide them with the skills they need to do so. She has interned for the Centers for Disease Control as an Undergraduate Public Health Scholar and serves as the Secretary of Health & Wellbeing for her Student Government Association. In her academic career and extracurricular endeavors, she aspires to connect her love of science and medicine with her passion for social justice and advocacy to bridge the gaps of social inequality.