Stephanie Lyn Marquez

Posted on Feb 12, 2014

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: Spring 2013: Biology with the Neurobiology Option with a Certificate in Global Health and Southeast Asian Studies: Class of 2016: Silver Spring, MD: Filipino: Secretary (Fall 2013), Vice-President External (Spring 2014), Academic Chair (Spring 2015), Asian Awareness Chair (Spring 2015), and Webmistress (2016): Posse Scholar (2012 - 2016), Neuroscience Pediatrics Research Assistant (2012 - 2016), Filipino American Student Organization (2012 - 2016), Order of Omega Honor Society (2013 - 2016), Health Coach at Wingra Medical Center (2015 - 2016), Diversity Coordinator (2014 - 2015), SCE Academic House Fellow (Summer 2015), GUTS Conversation English Lesson Specialist (2013 - 2014), Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (2012 - 2013), National Institutes of Health - Cancer Institute (Summer 2013): I joined aKDPhi because being an out-of-state student from Maryland, I wanted a family away from home. The women in this organization, my sisters, have provided me a support system that empowers me to accomplish my dreams and to reach my full potential. I found that aKDPhi was the right decision for me because I resonated with the sorority's principles of scholarship, leadership, sisterhood, service, and Asian awareness, which all represent the five pillars we stand for. : Since being part of the sorority, I have matured and improved my leadership and time management skills. The positions I have held have challenged me to take accountability for my own success and become independent while working well with a team. The skills and experiences I have gained have provided me with tremendous growth in my professional skills. : Traveling, photography, sailing, windsurfing, stand up paddle boarding, hiking, snowboarding, tennis, shopping, cooking/baking, picnics, movie nights, and spending quality time with family and friends