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Class of 2022: Karley LaBenne

April 20, 2022 Alina Peon
Karley LaBenne

Name: Karley LaBenne
Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, French 

Hometown: Ridgway, Pennsylvania


Key Bryn Mawr Experiences: 

  • Studying abroad through Bryn Mawr's Institut d'Avignon program
  • Working as an undergraduate researcher in the Melvin Lab
  • Volunteering in the Emergency Department at Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • Working as a French Teaching Assistant for 2 years
  • Working as an Organic Chemistry Teaching Assistant this year 

Post-graduation plans: 

After graduation, I will be working as a MedServe Fellow at Blue Ridge Health Services in Lake Lure, NC. 

People you want to thank: 

My parents and grandparents who have supported me throughout my undergraduate education. My first-year roommates and best friends, Vanessa Shehu and Hemlata Sharma, who gave me many wonderful memories to look back on. And the wonderful professors that I have met at Bryn Mawr (Patrick Melvin, David Sedley, Julien Suaudeau, and Tamara Davis, to name a few) who have pushed me to work harder than I ever have before to achieve my goals. 

What will you remember most about your time at Bryn Mawr? 

I will remember the immense amount of support I have received here and the time that I spent exploring Bryn Mawr's beautiful campus with my friends. 

Members of the Class of 2022, we want to hear from you! Drop us a note at Include a photo of yourself and let us know what you have planned for life after Bryn Mawr, who you'd like to thank, words of wisdom, or whatever else you'd like to say. We'll be sharing selected profiles on the College's website and social media channels over the next few weeks.  

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology   Department of French