Erika Lynn-Green is a pre-med English major at Yale University, raised in Orange County, CA. Her interests lie in bioethics, disparities in health and healthcare, and health policy, which she pursues in part through her work on non-communicable diseases at Yale's Equity Research and Innovation Center. Her literary interests center on pseudo-empirical constructions of racialized bodies in the long eighteenth century. As advocacy chair of the Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project, Erika launched the founding team for a Yale-student-run youth shelter in New Haven. She loves to sing and has been a member of the Yale Glee Club for four years, this year as president. Erika was elected to Phi Beta Kappa as a junior. She will pursue degrees in Global Health Systems Theory and Policy as well as Development and Global Health at Queen Mary, University of London.