Mary is a student in the University of Washington’s Department of Anthropology. She brings a love of and passion for community health and healing, social justice, spirituality, belonging, and sustainability. No stranger to public speaking or activism, she has worked in her community as a youth leader, on sustainability and gardening efforts, in unhoused outreach, and as an advocator for domestic workers rights. Most recently she was one half of the dynamic duo that created “Blackout Healing” to better serve the Black community of Seattle by offering life affirming events in a time when the hyper-visibility viral Black Death and racial uprising has permeated the minds and hearts of Black people everywhere. In all endeavors, Mary brings a passion for people, service, and a strong inclination toward experiential learning.