Major & Minor:
Global Studies & Professional Writing for Civic Engagement
Affiliations (on-campus and off-campus):
UCSB Annual Fund, Multicultural Center, Pan-African Student Union, UCDC, UCEAP
Contact Info (email, linkedin, website, etc):
What I plan to do after graduation:
After graduation, I plan to move home to the San Francisco Bay Area, where I will work while studying for my GRE and applying to graduate school for the fall of 2017.
How I want to make an impact in the world:
I hope that in the future I will be able to use my education and privilege to give back to and create opportunities in Ethiopia, where my family is from. How I will do so in specific, I am still figuring out!
Why I chose the Professional Writing Minor:
I chose to apply to the minor because I have always enjoyed writing and know how critical of a skill quality writing is for both academic and professional purposes. I felt like the Professional Writing minor would be a good opportunity to develop and diversify my writing skills.
My most memorable moment at UCSB:
My most memorable moment during my time at UCSB was actually when I studied abroad in Turkey. Istanbul is so full of culture and history, I had the time of my life living and exploring in such a dynamic city.
What I will miss the most about UCSB:
I will probably miss living next the beach and within walking distance of all my friends the most.
Galeela's internship is with ONTRAPORT, a business automation software developer that specializes in assisting small businesses and entrepreneurs. ONTRAPORT provides an all-in-one business and marketing automation platform that removes the burden of technology for small businesses and entrepreneurs.
As an Operations Intern, her responsibilities include assisting HR/Recruiting, Research, and project management.