AmeriCorps VISTA Coalition Assistant
Rebecca "Becky" Ann Carter was born and raised in McAllen, Texas and is a recent graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s in Science and Arts in Neuroscience and a minor in Psychology with a Pre-Health Professions certificate and a Food & Society certificate.
Becky has experience working in a non-profit as her college internship was for IT’S TIME TEXAS, which allowed her to learn about health improvement initiatives.
Becky's ambition is to work in drug education and mental health promotion programs and to to return to Texas after her AmeriCorps service to pursue a Master’s in Public Health degree from UTHealth in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences.
Becky will be working with SafeRx Santa Cruz County to increase capacity building for the coalition through establishing a stronger social media presence, increasing the integrative local community partnerships, and innovating new intervention and advocacy efforts.