Graduating in Fall 2018, Dariann Rickerson is a public health major and human rights minor at Hunter College in New York City. She is a Community Outreach Intern at the NYC DOHMH, working with a mental health organization in effort to reduce the stigma associated with mental health through art and storytelling. Dariann is involved in various projects that demonstrates her passion for health equity and racial justice. One is a podcast series that brings attention to the lack of public health and women’s reproductive rights U.S prisons. Dariann just returned from doing service work in Detroit where she partnered with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. She worked on various projects that would help the museum promote health, racial justice, and community engagement and education in the Detroit area. Post-graduation, Dariann plans on applying for the Fulbright Scholars Program and for Master’s in Public Health programs.
Update May 2018