A proud first-generation graduate student at the UWM Zilber School of Public Health pursuing her MPH in Community and Behavioral Health Promotion. Olivia is originally from Villa Park, Illinois but moved to Manitowoc, Wisconsin with her family when she was young. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is excited to be continuing her education in graduate school here. She has been with the Inclusive Excellence Center since 2014 and finds her job very rewarding. In her role as the coordinator for first-generation students, Olivia strives to connect students with the resources and tools that will help them to succeed. She appreciates diversity, authenticity, and community. She’s a homebody, dog lover, movie fanatic, and foodie. Apart from her role as a graduate student and employee, Olivia enjoys spending time with friends and family, exploring Milwaukee, and playing board games.