Rebecca Gonzalez is an honors student studying political science at Temple University. Interested in global affairs, Rebecca serves as the president of Model United Nations at Temple University, and is currently working as a programs intern at the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia where she conducts research to help develop the Organization’s programs. She is a recipient of the merit based Jessie Marie Watkins Scholarship, and has participated as a panelist for TU TV’s aired series, Race in the Race 2016. Expanding her professional and personal growth, she has directly interviewed and hired colleagues in her position as student coordinator of the Office of Orientation and New Student Family Programs. Appointed as the liaison to the parliament for Temple Student Government, and serving as strategist and manager of multiple student government campaigns, her leadership experience is considerable. Rebecca’s research interests are rooted in defending minority rights and ending inequality through intercultural dialogue and education. In the future, she hopes to earn a doctoral degree in political science and pursue a career in transnational advocacy and international relations.