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Class of 2020: Halena Martin

May 29, 2020
Halena Martin

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.

Political Science

Department of Sociology