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Samantha Heliodoro

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Gilman International Scholarship Alternate, 2020

BS Psychology '22, Honors

Samantha Heliodoro is a second year psychology major at Drexel with a minor in sociology. By studying abroad, she would like to widen her understanding of how other cultures and social systems can impact adolescents’ well-being and mental health. Samantha would like to pursue a career in psychological research, focusing on social and economic issues and their effect on underserved communities. At Drexel, she is a member of the Delta Gamma Fraternity, Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology, and is a research assistant for two Drexel psychology labs. She is also a Drexel Community Scholar, working at both SquashSmarts and Beat the Streets Philadelphia, where she plans on using her study abroad and Gilman experience to teach high school students about the importance of learning about other cultures while in college. 

Last updated: July 2020