Angelica Walker, a social work major and legal studies minor also pursuing certificates in Nonprofit Management and Professional Writing, will be working in the lab throughout her sophomore year at Pitt. She is passionate about social justice and wants to use her education to promote equality as a public interest lawyer.
As Vice President and Co-Founder of the Pitt Pennysavers, she spends a lot of her time mentoring students about how to make it through college on a tight budget and fighting against the obstacles preventing low-income teenagers from pursuing college. She also volunteers as a Greeter at Just Harvest to help low-income clients get their taxes prepared with no fee and as a Patient Escort at Planned Parenthood. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and exploring Pittsburgh's vibrant art scenes.