Jenna is a graduate student in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Connecticut. She obtained her B.S. in Public Health with minors in Psychology and Spanish from George Washington University in 2015. She has worked previously as a reading and math tutor for underserved students, provided health communications around tobacco control and sexual health, and as a researcher and evaluator studying domestic public health interventions in the areas of traumatic brain injury, tuberculosis, obesity, and maternal and child vaccines. Currently, she is interested in the impact of early intervention in children with autism spectrum disorder as well as family education and training and the use of alternative and augmentative communication systems. She plans on working as a speech-language pathologist in an urban setting upon graduation.