Class of 2019: Isabel Plakas

May 23, 2019
Isabel Plakas

Post-graduation plans: Isabel will be a research assistant at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital with Community Psychiatry PRIDE. She will assist on dissemination and implementation studies focusing on reducing disparities in racially and ethnically diverse mental health communities across Massachusetts. 

Isabel on her Bryn Mawr Experience: "I found a home and family at Bryn Mawr and for that I will forever be grateful! I have learned so much from my professors and peers these past 4 years and they have inspired me to pursue meaningful work in the communities I come from. I am excited to see what my peers and I are going to accomplish after Bryn Mawr!"

Major: Psychology 

Minors: Health Studies and History 

Key Bryn Mawr Experiences:

  • Co-Head of Bryn Mawr Residence Council 
  • Harm Reduction Intern at Project Safe (through Praxis)
  • Supervisor in Haffner Dining Hall 
  • Hamilton College in Madrid study abroad
  • Health and Wellness Center Advisory Board 
  • Conferences and Events Staff

Hometown: New York, N.Y.

Members of the Class of 2019, we want to know what you've got planned for life after Bryn Mawr! Drop us a note at You can include a photo of yourself or let us know if you'd like to have a photo taken. We'll be sharing selected profiles on the College's website and social media channels in the weeks leading up to Commencement.

Department of Psychology


Health Studies