Julie Morel is currently a psychology research assistant and pre-med Junior at Vassar College, majoring in Science Technology and Society. Her studies concentrate on how social determinants affect health in all its facets - physical, mental, and social. Her work with teenagers at an adolescent psychiatry clinic in Germany, with children at the Anderson Center for Autism in Staatsburg, with low-income populations at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, and through counseling sessions at Buffalo WomenServices has driven her passion for linking mental health social justice in a variety of contexts and inspired her to continue mobilizing and learning within these spaces.