DianaHometown: Born in Ecuador. Since high school hometown has been Madison, WI

Research Interest:  My research focuses on Afro-Ecuadorian women’s health. Specifically, I want to explore the concepts of structural violence and social determinants of health to see how they contribute to poor health outcomes among Afro-Ecuadorian women from the Province of Esmeraldas.

Major: Health and Society

Dreams: I plan to attend graduate school and later work for an NGO that focuses
on ending poverty and disease in developing countries in Latin America through
improvements in health care.

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Nancy Krusko