Liz is an intern at the Breathe Project where she is working with Carnegie Mellon University’s Create Lab to collect and analyze data from air quality monitoring sources to develop communication materials for community campaigns. She is interested in the effects of pollution on health and plans to pursue a Master of Public Health. As a senior studying biology at Penn State University, she conducts research on ecological succession and land management strategies to optimize healthy forest regrowth. Liz is the Career Development Director of Schreyer for Women, a Penn State organization that works to empower women in the Schreyer Honors College through career development and community engagement. She has also worked on primate conservation management in Kenya’s greater Amboseli ecosystem. Liz is from Beaver County and is excited to be working on environmental issues in the Western Pennsylvania community.