This Summer SisterLove, Inc. has the privilege of hosting amazing interns from a variety of backgrounds and academic disciplines. Five of those interns were placed with the Policy and Advocacy Program. Our interns are working on a number of projects aimed at expanding access to care and services for youth in the metro-Atlanta area and improving provider competency in service provision.
Yvonne Hamel is an undergraduate sociology major from the Bay Area. As this summer's Reproductive Rights Activist Service Corps intern, she will be assisting with the day to day here at SisterLove. Yvonne is excited to learn more about the grassroots HIV preventions work being done here in Atlanta.
Sam Horwitz is a up and coming sex educator and grassroots organizer getting their maters degree in sociology at Georgia State University. Sam is has joined us at Sister Love to work as a policy and advocacy intern and to assist with sex ed workshops and health outreach in the community.
Kiana Harper is a new SisterLove intern, working with the Policy and Advocacy Program. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Spelman College and is currently an Masters of Public Health candidate at Georgia State University. Kiana is excited to be a part of SisterLove and is eager to be more deeply involved in the community!
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Shanaika Grandoit has recently joined SisterLove as a policy and advocacy intern. Currently she is an MPH candidate at Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Her passion for human rights and women’s empowerment is what drove her pursuit of her masters and continued work in the field.
Jenny Ayala is a rising junior at Ramapo College where she majors in Human Services. Following graduation, Jenny hopes to work with formerly incarcerated individuals to facilitate reintegration into society and decrease recidivism rates.