Diana S. Guzman ’20 is a Health Science major with a minor in Peace & Justice Studies from Trenton, New Jersey.
Diana serves as the President of the Brown Nipple Collective, is an immersion project leader for the Center of Public Service at Gettysburg College this academic year, and is an active member of the Latin American Student Association. In addition to extracurriculars, Diana has held several jobs on campus and will continue to work as the Department of Health Science’s Office Assistant, as an assistant for the Public Policy Program, at the college’s new House of Religious and Spiritual Life and as an Admissions Tour Guide.
In the fall of 2018, Diana studied in New Delhi, India with a focus on public health, gender and community action. In her time abroad, she conducted a research project on the discrimination, bias, and health implications that come with colorism in Jaipur. Here she interviewed countless individuals ranging from dermatologists to patients to everyday citizens where she questioned their perceptions of beauty and the role skin shades play in society. During the summer of 2019 she interned at Princeton University with the Princeton University Preparatory Program which is set to help nurture low-income high achieving high-school students to their full potential.
Prior to becoming an Eisenhower Institute Undergraduate Fellow, Diana worked closely with the Public Policy Department in organizing projects, was the Senate Representative for the Latin American Student Association, and is currently a Gettysburg College Global Leader.
Upon graduation, Diana plans on going to graduate school for Urban Community Development or Housing Policy. After graduate school, she plans to attend law school and pursue a career in Fair/Affordable Housing and Community Development.