Name: Halena Martin
Major(s): Political Science and Sociology
Key Bryn Mawr Experiences:
- Internship at the Innocence Project as a Yale Law School Liman Summer Fellow through funding from The Career & Civic Engagement Center
- Two-semester internship at the GreenLight Fund through Praxis
- Extern for The Hon. Jacqueline Deane (Kings County Family Court)
- Captain of Varsity Basketball
- Two-year member of Varsity Track and Field and javelin school record holder
Hometown: Eatontown, NJ
Post-graduation plans: I will be serving as a Reentry Workforce Development VISTA in the Office of Reentry Partnerships for the City of Philadelphia. As a Reentry Workforce Development VISTA, I will help build better cross-sector collaboration to make appropriate resources and opportunities available to returning citizens.
People you want to thank: I want to thank my family, especially my mom, dad, and sister Melissa, for their endless support.
Words of wisdom for the Class of 2024: Do not get caught up in the day-to-day. While your courses can be important, seek experiences outside the classroom. They will teach you significant lessons about yourself and the world around you.