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The FSPH Ambassador Program consists of passionate and dedicated FSPH students who represent the diversity and uniqueness of our school. Working with several FSPH departments and units including the Central Student Affairs Office, Career and Professional Development and Development and Alumni Affairs. FSPH Ambassadors work in the following specialty areas:
Kyra is a second-year in the dual-degree program in Social Work and Public Health in Community Health Sciences. She received her B.A. in Psychology and English from UCLA. Prior to starting the UCLA graduate program, Kyra provided social services support to the Los Angeles reentry and diversion population as a Case Manager for Project 180; in the same year, Kyra was selected as a Real Change Fellow for RESULTS, an organization committed to ending poverty. As a current Population Health Advocacy Fellow, Kyra is working with the Urban Peace Institute to strategize and implement violence prevention and intervention programs. As a side passion, Kyra enjoys creative writing and performance, as a poet and playwright whose work has been featured at UCLA’s Night of Cultura and the Playwright’s Nest Fest at the Los Angeles Theater Center.
Why FSPH? “My choice to come to UCLA for graduate school is rooted in many factors, the most prominent of which are 1) the proximity and involvement this program allows me to have with my Los Angeles community, and 2) my desire to acquire a knowledge base and skill set within the joint MSW/MPH degree program.”