Nadia La Mar is a student at Wellesley College majoring in Women’s and Gender Studies with a concentration in Public Health. She is from West Orange, New Jersey, identifies as Haitian-American and African-American, and is deeply passionate about public health and working to eliminate health disparities. In the future, Nadia sees her career being in healthcare, public health, or both. She is a McNair Scholar as part of the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, or McNair Scholars Program, which supports students from underrepresented groups in preparation for research and doctoral study. Additionally, Nadia will serve as Internal Audit Chair this year as a member of the Xi Tau Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., in addition to being a member of Ethos (Wellesley College’s Black Student Union), Wellesley for Caribbean Development, and the Minority Association for Pre-Medical/Pre-Health Students. This summer, Nadia was a student in the Summer Health Professions Education Program at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, taking academic courses, gaining clinical experience, hearing lectures from health professionals, and engaging in other various career-enhancing activities and opportunities.