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President: Emily Wiegert
 
                                                   
Contact Email: womeninmedicine1989@gmail.com 
Year: Senior
Major & Area of Interest: Applied Movement Science, Pre-Physical Therapy
Hometown: I don't have one! My dad is in the Air Force and I have moved 8 times :)
Dream Job: Pediatric Physical Therapist working at a Children's Hospital!
Favorite Food: Mexican food for sure!
Binge Show(s): Grey's Anatomy, The Office, and Manifest
Favorite spot in Austin: Zilker Park/Barton Springs
Dream Vacation: Santorini, Greece
Favorite Music Artist: Harry Styles or Taylor Swift
What I do for fun: I love to go shopping, be outside, listen to music, and hang with friends!
What I love about WIM: WIM is an amazing organization that brings together women with interests in various careers within the medical field who have one common goal, wanting to help and make a difference in others' lives! It empowers driven, hard-working women to achieve their goals by providing a support system and resources, such as amazing speakers!



Internal Vice President: Gabrielle Edwards
 
                                 
Contact Email:
 wiminternalvp@gmail.com
Year: Junior
Major & Area of Interest: Human Biology, Pre-Medical

Hometown:
Albuquerque, NM
Dream Job: Forensic Psychiatrist
Favorite Food: Italian
Binge Show(s): Smallville, RuPaul's Drag Race, & How I Met Your Mother
Favorite spot in Austin:
Hula Hut 

Dream Vacation: Greece
Favorite Music Artist: Niall Horan 

What I do for fun: Painting, piano, & yoga
What I love about WIM: 
I love seeing other women succeed. Watching other WIM members matriculate into their professional schools of choice at the end of every year gives me hope!



External Vice President: Emma Aldred                      

Contact Email: wimexternalvp@gmail.com
Year: Junior
Major & Area of Interest: Biology, Pre-Med

Hometown: Leander, TX
Dream Job: Haha a doctor 

Favorite Food: Tacos
Binge Show(s): The Office and New Girl
Favorite spot in Austin: The Lamar Bridge
Dream Vacation: Popping around different countries in southeast Asia
Favorite Music Artist: Taylor Swift
What I do for fun: I love to do Yoga and just started running. I really just love hanging out with my friends and having a good time!
What I love about WIM: 
I love how all the members are so unique but we can all connect to each other with our common interest of health.



Financial Director: Uma Reddy
                            
Contact Email: wimfinancialdirector@gmail.com

Year: Senior

Major & Area of Interest: Mathematics, Pre-Med
Hometown: Allen, TX
Dream Job: Orthopedic Specialist
Favorite Food: BBQ Nachos 
Binge Show(s): Brooklyn Nine-Nine, New Girl
Favorite Spot in Austin: The Austin Public Library 
Dream Vacation: Anywhere I can relax and not do much!!!
Favorite Music Artist: CNCO
What I do for fun: Play volleyball
What I love about WIM: I love getting to know WIM members and being part of a larger community of future medical professionals. There are so many opportunities to understand more about medicine in this org while doing things that we enjoy.




Volunteer Coordinator: Kristi Yuen  
                      

Contact Email: wimvolunteer1989@gmail.com
Year: Senior
Major & Area of Interest: Biochemistry, Pre-Dental
Hometown: Austin, TX
Dream Job: Pediatric Dentist 
Favorite Food: Sushi
Binge Show(s): New Girl, Friends, & Scandal
Favorite Spot in Austin: Zilker Park
Dream Vacation: Nice, France

Favorite Music Artist: Chelsea Cutler
What I do for fun: Spend time with my friends and family, work out, and try new restaurants
What I love about WIM: I love WIM because it empowers women and it brings together a diverse range of women who have unique perspectives and goals, all striving to serve and impact in the healthcare industry in their own special ways!



Social Coordinator: Nicole Noto                                    

Contact Email: wimsocialco@gmail.com
Year: Sophomore
Major & Area of Interest: Biochemistry, Pre-Med
Hometown: Springfield, MO
Dream Job: Doctor, don't know what kind yet!
Favorite Food:
Mexican, especially queso, and New York Style pizza
Binge Show(s): Outer Banks, All American, Supernatural, Criminal Minds
Favorite Spot in Austin: Barton Springs
Dream Vacation: Going to where they filmed Mamma Mia and staying on the beach!

Favorite Music Artist: Beyonce

What I do for fun: I love to read, watch movies, dance, and hang out with friends.
What I love about WIM: 
I love how WIM brings together amazing women who are all pursuing their passions. There is so much support and opportunity through this organization!



Secretary: Abigail Weber                                             


Contact Email:
wimsecretary1989@gmail.com
Year: Senior
Major & Area of Interest: Biology, Pre-PA
Hometown: Marble Falls, TX
Dream Job: Pediatric Physician's Assistant
Favorite Food: Thanksgiving Food!! 

Binge Show(s): Schitt's Creek, Stranger Things, Little Fires Everywhere, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Big Little Lies
Favorite Spot in Austin: Lady Bird Lake Trail
Dream Vacation: London! 
Favorite Music Artist: David Ramirez

What I do for fun: I love riding my bike, hiking, shopping, playing my guitar, and exploring new things to do in Austin.
What I love about WIM:
 I love being able to relate to women who understand the process of getting a job in healthcare! It is comforting to know that we are all going through it together. I'm constantly inspired by both the speakers and the members of this organization and I'm excited for this upcoming year!



Campus Coordinator: Mikayla Morgan
                          
Contact Email: wimcampuscoordinator@gmail.com             
Year: Junior
Major & Area of Interest: Public Health, Pre-Med
Hometown: Katy, TX
Dream Job: Adolescent Medicine Specialist
Favorite Food: All things Italian
Binge Show(s): Ozark, Money Heist & The Stranger
Favorite Spot in Austin: In a kayak on Lady Bird Lake with a skyline view
Dream Vacation: Maldives/ Bora Bora

Favorite Music Artist: I honeslty can't choose... it would be a long list...
What I do for fun: Spend time with my family and friends, workout, watch TV and eat
What I love about WIM: 
I love that WIM connects women with different healthcare interests. It's great being surrounded by so many smart, driven, and amazing people. The speakers are always really great and inspiring too!



Trip Coordinator: Alison Purcell
                                  

Contact Email:
wimtripcoordinator@gmail.com
Year: Sophomore
Major & Area of Interest: Biology and Plan II, Pre-Med
Hometown: Houston, TX

Dream Job: Being able to both see patients and teach at a medical school

Favorite Food: Anything with chocolate 

Binge Show(s): Parks and Recreation and Criminal Minds

Favorite Spot in Austin: Barton Creek Greenbelt

Dream Vacation: Cape Town
Favorite Music Artist: The Beatles

What I do for fun:
I love exploring Austin with my friends and I've recently gotten really into baking!
What I love about WIM:
 I love that WIM is able to expand our horizons and that it gives us opportunities to more deeply understand the concept of the 'medical field'!



Historian: Negar Koupaei                                    

Contact Email: wim.historian@gmail.com

Year: Sophomore
Major & Area of Interest: Biology, Pre-Med
Hometown: I have moved to 4 different cities in my life and I count them all as my hometown ;)
Dream Job: Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Favorite Food: Pasta, Oatmeal Cookies
Binge Show(s): Grey's Anatomy, The Office, Friends
Favorite Spot in Austin: Barton Springs Pool
Dream Vacation: Paris, London
Favorite Music Artist: Zayn Malik

What I do for fun: Playing piano, swimming, hanging out with my friends, listening to music, playing video games with my brother

What I love about WIM: WIM is a great organization that gathers ambitious women who are passionate about helping and saving other people. I love how WIM provides a collaborative and friendly environment which all its members can use to take one step closer towards their dream of being in healthcare industry.



Webmaster/Family Coordiantor: Kara Marcantel
             

Contact Email: 
wimwebmasters@gmail.com

Year: Sophomore
Major & Area of Interest: Biomedical Engineering, Pre-Med
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Dream Job: Orthopedic Surgeon
Favorite Food: Pasta and Chinese food! 
Binge Show(s): Outer Banks, Friends, Criminal Minds
Favorite Spot in Austin: Paddleboarding on Lady Bird Lake
Dream Vacation: Greece or France
Favorite Music Artist:
Luke Combs or Khalid 

What I do for fun: I like to play basketball and workout, explore new places with friends (especially local coffee shops!), cook/bake, and I just love being outdoors in general.
What I love about WIM: I love that WIM provides such a supportive community that encourages everyone to keep striving to reach their goals. I also love the diverse opportunities that the organization provides such as getting to know other pre-health women, listening to guest speakers, and volunteering at different local places. Overall, WIM and its members are truly inspiring! 



Executive Assistant: Mallika Khurana    
                       

Contact Email: wimexecassistant@gmail.com
Year: Junior
Major & Area of Interest: Human Biology, Pre-Med
Hometown: Plano, TX
Dream Job: Doctor :)
Favorite Food: Mexican and Thai food are my faves!
Binge Show(s): Grey's Anatomy, Gossip Girl, HIMYM, Friends
Favorite Spot in Austin:
Mt. Bonnell and downtown Austin
Dream Vacation: Fiji
Favorite Music Artist: The Weeknd, Post Malone, Drake

What I do for fun: Hang out with my friends, work out, and try new restaurants!

What I love about WIM:
 I love how WIM brings together a diverse group of females with a shared interest in medicine who are all striving to serve others in the community!


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