“The American Heart Association has made me more aware of the disparities existing in the types of diseases developed by populations of different cultural backgrounds and the disparities in receiving healthcare.” — Francesca Voza
Francesca Voza is a junior at CUNY Hunter College. Her ambition to work in the healthcare field with a focus on mental illness will not be deterred. As she juggles life as a full time student with having a full time job, her pursuit to serve the underserved stays front of mind.
After losing her grandmother and 42-year-old cousin to heart disease, Francesca is actively involved with the American Heart Association.