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Alysha Mancha

Undergraduate Student

The Energy Initiative


Alysha is a biochemistry major who loves to learn new things through various perspectives. She loves to travel the world and is very passionate about finding new connections that evolve the concept of sustainability, international affairs, and public health. With an interest in cognition, new media animatics, and biochemistry, any piece of knowledge received is taken in stride and helps her to take in the world to shape her mind. The power of social media is tool to help make a positive change/impact in an ever-changing world. Community outreach and research are two quintessential tools to cultivate curiosity and inquiry which is her goal to attribute to The Energy Initiative at UIC. After all, how else can a conversation start without a couple of ideas?