Shani Legore: 2014 Multicultural Scholar


“It’s not about what I can do to change the health status of a society, but how effective I can work with others to bring change within their social condition.” — Shani Legore

Shani Legore is a senior at Southern Connecticut State University. Her inquisitive nature and involvement with a resettlement organization for refuges, asylum seekers and other displaced individuals has compelled Shani to strive to become a medical doctor and public health researcher.

Shani’s grandfather suffered a stroke that left him partially paralyzed. This made her yearn even more to tackle medical and public health issues and support the American Heart Association.

Learn more about the Go Red™ Multicultural Scholarship Fund.