Gillian Balk

Title: 1st Year

Gillian is a freshman from Los Angeles studying Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. She was active in her high school’s UNICEF club and has volunteered for a variety of food banks and homeless shelters in the Los Angeles area. She is passionate about prison reform, racial injustice, and the disparate effect of COVID-19 on incarcerated peoples and communities of color. In this Fellowship, she is excited to be a part of a community of inspiring individuals who she can learn from and work alongside.