Graduate Assistants



Abby Wang

Chandra Couzens

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Yale School of Public Health ’20: Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Why AACC? It’s important to me to share space with like-minded individuals and to be able to engage in activism and social justice work, especially now that I’m in a more focused graduate program. Also, free food hehe 

Favorite Place to Study On/Off Campus? Fussy Coffee

Favorite Book? Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the Americans City by Matthew Desmond

Aditi Shetty

Helen Moore

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Yale School of Public Health ’20: Health Policy

Hometown: Centereach, NY

Why AACC? I wanted to be part of a community that supported my dedication to advocacy, diversity, equity, and inclusion. The AACC presents a unique space that marries all of my passions while also creating a platform for individuals to voice their opinions and make change. 

Favorite Class at Yale? Health Policy at YSPH with Jason Schwartz 

Favorite Book? I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Alice Park

Leah Silvieus

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Yale School of Divinity

Hometown: Stevensville, MT

Why AACC? As a transnational/transracial adoptee who felt very isolated growing up in a rural area without access to Asian/Asian American communities, I recognize the value of these spaces and want to do what I can to contribute to them. 

Favorite Book? Recently, R.O. Kwon’s The Incendiaries

Favorite Film? In the Mood for Love